A large duck (burger_eater) wrote,
A large duck
burger_eater

This is why I wish I was James Walcott

Talking about the legacy of William F. Buckley and the conservative movement he helped build

It was on the ugly wrong side of the civil rights debate, as former senior editor Jeffrey Hart observes in his personal history of National Review, and the women's movement, gay liberation, the rise of the counterculture, and environmental consciousness have washed right over its paper-mache castle. National Review-style conservatism hasn't resulted in smaller, less obtrusive government, or a retrenchment from commitments abroad; it's degenerated into militaristic swagger and the Kabuki stomp of culture wars.


His LJ feed is jameswolcott.
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