Last weekend a friend sent me a column that appeared a few days earlier in the London Spectator by Taki Theodoracopulos, whose byline is plain "Taki," or it would not fit. The column, about anti-Semitism in the press corps, seemed so much "on the margin" that I immediately sent it out to about journalists in my e-mail index. It is a topic that should be addressed in the news media in a serious way, given how close we are coming to really bad stuff in the Middle East. I'm glad Taki decided to do it for the Spectator as he has been accused of anti-Semitism, the way Pat Buchanan and Joe Sobran have, for their criticisms of Israel.
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This one's even better, though, but and? In fact, see if you can buy them from Sal at heynycd aol. Can I just say that the drop from Bill Buckley to him is like waking up one morning and finding out that Ferris Bueller is the pope? I guess all the Power Ranger suits were booked. Anyway, my favorite moment was he offered to show you the "documentation" that there was no plan to combat al Qaeda presented by Sandy Berger to the Gumball Rally when it took office.
Re: The Foucauldian Left (was: Foucauldian examinations of The
This one is good, but did you hear about next week's catfight between Paula Froelich and Francis Fukuyama? Stay tuned. For those just joining us, here's how it all went down: Ana Marie Cox waited a good, career-affirming while before … Read More. For those just joining us, here's how it all went down: Ana Marie Cox waited a good, career-affirming while before deciding that, um, her semi-regular guest stint on Imus's radio show would probably have to come to an end after the host reduced the Rutgers women's basketball team to a malicious caricature of neo-minstrelsy.
How could anyone have thought that it might be possible to give a column a right-wing bias after lifting its format from a left-wing source? How silly of us! Are you softening up?