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Bellesiles’ latest response

A new edition of Arming America has just been drafted and Michael Bellesiles has written a response to his critics, excerpted at HNN. I read it, and do not find it even slightly persuasive. It sort of reminds me of some of Lott’s defences. Anyway, HNN has comments from James Lindgren, Jerome Sternstein, Clayton Cramer…

Benny Smith strikes back

Benny Smith has replied to Andrew Ackerman’s article that suggested that Benny Smith was really Michael Bellesiles. (My earlier comment is here.) Smith has a good argument against one of the pieces of evidence pointing to him being Bellesiles—he has turned up a website that has the new cover art for the new edition of…