Grand Illusion

Grand Illusion

by Charles Hughes Herman Cain and Rick Perry cast themselves as bold reformers, but wield flashy proposals only to evade the crucial political challenges at stake.   Facing a flagging

Go Forth and Prosper

  In Search of Civilization: Remaking a Tarnished Idea John Armstrong Graywolf Press, 2011, 208 pp., $24.00   By Peter Lopatin   As the subtitle of John Armstrong’s latest book