Because of the current emphasis on upholding the international ban of such weapons, this unpleasant tale has new relevance.
The communications scholar says attacks on fact are not just bad for election outcomes, but also distort policy decisions.
Out of the 43 pre-Obama presidents (counting Grover Cleveland twice), just 11 served eight years.
Our odd system has resulted in at least one election disaster and several strange results.
Pretty much all these great moments lacked substance.