posted by William J. Reynolds
It is early in the presidential primary season. The Republican Party is split between two front runners. A trusted confidante of both men has taken a sabbatical to Europe to regain his health. During his trip abroad, he must determine for whom he would work for. The future of the Republican Party and the outcome of the presidential election is dependent on this man’s decision.
Is this scenario taking place in 2012? No, it is happening in 1912. The two GOP front runners are former president Theodore Roosevelt and his hand-picked successor in 1908, the reluctant but dutiful William Howard Taft. Throughout his adult life,...