Daniel J. Boorstin was a historian specializing in both American and world history. Mr. Boorstin was the twelfth Librarian of the United States Congress.
Most of these gems are well known, but I think the authors would have done well if they were more discreet, anyone can say a comeback, but there is an art in doing it like Churchill or Lincoln. Unfortunately many of today’s politicians that are quoted in this book are not anymore witty than the average middle school student, and some are less.
The most fascinating part, for me, was how each person governed before and after office as if the office was sacred and kept it that way despite political differences.