Along the lines of precise punishment . . . this is an imaginative article by Jonathan Alter, a kind of person President Bush should have surrounded himself with. Instead he has surrounded himself with people like Karl Rove and Dick Cheney, who seem to have little imagination for things other than power and wealth.

An Alternate 9/11 History
By staying ‘humble,’ as he promised in 2000,
Bush preserved much of the post-9/11 good will abroad.