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"The limits of Churchill's magnanimity"

Scott Johnson writes,

". . .Asked his advice on what should be done with Baldwin's corpse, Churchill replied, 'Embalm, cremate and bury. Take no chances.'

Yesterday I noted Fred Thompson's reference to Churchill's "magnanimity." In Aristotle's analysis of the virtues, "magnanimity" stands at the summit of human excellence. In reading about Churchill, one cannot avoid observing Churchill's greatness of soul. He was an extraordinarily magnanimous man. . .

The single most striking exception to this general rule is Stanley Baldwin. . ."

Scott links to Richard Langworth of the Churchill Centre who addresses examples of Churchill's magnanimity and the Baldwin exception.

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