VDH on “300”

Victor Davis Hanson, one of my favorite historians, reviews the new Zach Snyder movie “300.” He prefaces it with a superb sketch of the battle of Thermopylae and its place in history, honoring “this universal idea of Western soldiers willing to die as free men rather than to submit to tyranny.”

UPDATE: Liberals hate it “as a textbook example of how race-baiting fantasy and nationalist myth can serve as an incitement to total war.” The parallels to our modern struggle must strike close to home.


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