I just inadvertently read an article by Jonah Goldberg at National Review. That your opinion of me might wane from such profligate waste of precious time would be understandable. We’re only on Earth for so long, and moments spent reading him could have been more usefully deployed counting fibers in the carpet.
National Review is, of course, a sink. Its smooth downward trajectory began as Buckley embraced cocktail conservatism and commenced his long train of defenestrations–Sobran, Brimelow, O’Sullivan among others I forget. There was also of course Coulter and Derbyshire jettisoned, the latter in a spectacular conflagration of RACISM. Even Steve Sailer was apparently excommunicated. But that was reasonable given that he is a hardcore racist, misogynist, white supremacist, anti-Semite, Islamophobe, homophobe, classist, ableist, transphobe, transmisogynist, xenophobe, pseudo-scientist and all-round champion asshole and bigot. THE END.
Of course Buckley also chose the insipid Rich Lowry as successor, all but guaranteeing…
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