Monday, March 26, 2007


[posted by Callimachus]

I asked [Mayor Michael] Bloomberg whether any of the rumours that he might be standing for president were true. ‘You’re the historian, Andrew,’ he replied. ‘Remind me the last time that a 5ft 7in Jewish billionaire from New York got to the White House?’

British historian Andrew Roberts, who recently was on a book-release tour of the States.

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