NYT Book Review Leaves Boldface Reviewer Unnamed

“Power, to be useful, must be understood in its components, including its limits. By the same token, ideals must be brought, at some point, into relationship with the circumstances the leader is seeking to affect. Ignoring that balance threatens policy with either veering toward belligerence from the advocates of power or toward crusades by the idealists.” — The New York Times Book Review apologizes to anyone who read the above sentences and thought, “Wow, this accidentally unnamed reviewer sure is offputtingly didactic on the subject of power.” He is Henry Kissinger.