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This Too Shall Pass

- Abstract

We are a shaken nation. We could hardly be otherwise after the sobering experience we’ve had in the first decade of the new millennium.

We began it with an inconclusive presidential election. Following the inauguration of a new president whom many thought illegitimate, the economy dipped into recession. Then we spent a peculiar summer consumed with the mysterious disappearance of a congressional staffer named Chandra Levy and a road-raged New York City publicist named Lizzie Grubman who drove her SUV into some people in a Southampton parking lot.

About the Author

John Podhoretz is editor of COMMENTARY.