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Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Bill Buckley, conservative icon, dies
He, not Barry Goldwater, was "Mr. Conservative." No matter what you think of his politics, he was a long way from the Bill Kristols of today. The guy could write and think and talk. And he had some fun debates on TV when I was still a callow youth.