Tuesday, October 11, 2005

A liberal's paean to W.F. Buckley 

From the WaPo's Mr. Dionne. The whole piece is an interesting history of Buckley's contributions to the conservative movement, and was quite enlightening to me since I wasn't alive for conservatisms rebirth and comeback. Here's the interesting closer to the piece:
My main criticism of Buckley is that he was far too effective on behalf of a movement that I think should be driven from power. And if you read that as a compliment, you're right.

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