Every writer, of every political flavor, has some neat historical analogy, or mini-lesson, with which to preface an argument for why we ought to bomb these guys or side with those guys against the guys we were bombing before. But the best argument for reading history is not that it will show us the right thing to do in one case or the other, but rather that it will show us why even doing the right thing rarely works out.
Many of us banked on a buzzy new show like “Orange is the New Black” or “True Detective” steering thepost-Emmy narrative, but instead it’s a middlebrow British crime series in its third season. “Sherlock” was the night’s big winner, with seven awards. The BBC series toppled HBO’s “The Normal Heart” to win two acting accolades (Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special. That puts it ahead of the six wins “Breaking Bad” saw.
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It is unbelievable that nobody caught this before it ended up in a store. It is quite obvious that many people have absolutely no idea of what has happened in the past. Just one more reason history should be taught in schools.