Some Fictional Perspective

“If the re-election of George W Bush for his second term as President has a significance in terms of global history, it is that this, far more than his original accession to power, was the point when certain facts became clear to the traditional allies of the USA. Namely, that not only was the behemothic American hegemony finally at the beginning of its long and agonising decline, but that it was determined to take as much of the rest of the world with it as possible.” So writes Philip Purser-Hallard in “A Historian Writes…,” a British science fiction author’s fictionalized perspective on what the re-election of George Bush might mean for the United States and the world over the next few decades.

Take a look. It might not be your cup of java.

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