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Ken Blackwell: Should Prof. Obama Flunk His Own Course?

We are often reminded that President Obama is the smartest man ever to occupy the White House. That's how Prof. Michael Beschloss, presidential historian, described...
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White House, Press Corps Cover up Obama's 'Alex de Tocqueville' Gaffe

Politics / US Politics : Big Government (9 months ago)

President Barack Obama, supposedly the smartest man ever to hold the office and often described as a "professor" of constitutional law, described one of the most important political thinkers of the past three hundred years as "Alex"... Read Post

Obama Looks to History for Re-Election

Politics / US Politics : Taegan Goddard's Political Wire (3 years ago)

White House chief of staff had historian Michael Beschloss speak at a retreat for his senior staff earlier this summer, Time reports."The answer Beschloss provided gave some lift to Obama's team. No law in politics is ever 100% accu... Read Post

This Is What The U.S. Capitol Dome Looked Like When It Was Being Built During The Civil War

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (last year)

Historian Michael Beschloss just tweeted this picture of the United States Capitol dome under construction during the Civil War. The building in the foreground, Beschloss says, is the Trinity Episcopal Church, which was demolished i... Read Post


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