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Cold Comfort

It’s a thoughtful, provocative, well-written book–but, ultimately, muddled and unsatisfying. Beinart contends (correctly) that liberals need to put forth a “narrative” that defines America’s purpose at home and abroad on their terms. He further contends (less persuasively) that an ideal narrative lurks in the Democrats’ own past–specifically, in the “cold war liberalism” that dominated American […]