Garry Wills says Obama's legacy can be summarized in one word: Afghanistan.This seems to me flat-out wrong. Health care? Financial reform? The stimulus and edging away (we hope) from an economic meltdown?But then again no one in 1965 thought the Johnson administration's primary legacy would be Vietnam.
John T. McGreevy is the I.A. O'Shaughnessy Dean of the College of Arts and Letters and Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame.