Opening paragraph of the year candidate

What a brilliant start to this Kevin Williamson post in The Corner at NRO:

Eric Levitz of New York magazine has written a long-ish post that is mostly about my political views, which he gets mostly wrong. This is not entirely his fault. Levitz operates under two heavy disabilities: The first is that he’s stupid, and the second is that he’s dishonest. Paul Krugman seems to have put in a lot of work in his transition from respected economist to trifling partisan rage-monkey, but Levitz seems to have been born dumber than a catfish. So it’s only his dishonesty I’ll fault him for.

Devastating. And beautiful somehow …

In the Mail: The Politically Incorrect Guide to Socialism

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Socialism (Politically Incorrect Guides) by Kevin Williamson From the Publisher What’s the central characteristic of socialism? That’s easy—it’s failure. From North Korea to the American public education system, from Venezuelan oil companies to ObamaCare, the reports of socialism’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. Although the Soviet Union collapsed in ignominy,… Continue reading