Reviewing Churchill

The authors of “The Churchill Myths” argue that “a diverse Britain now has a diversity of Churchills.” But we ought to be able to appreciate that a singular Churchill was both an unapologetic imperialist, with all the racist attitudes that entailed, and also a great statesman, a leader against whom all subsequent British politicians are measured. As George Eliot once warned, “The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.”

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Taylor Dibbert

Taylor Dibbert

Taylor Dibbert is a writer and journalist. He’s author of the Peace Corps memoir “Fiesta of Sunset,” and is seeking representation for his first novel.