Or so I read.
The conservatives are businessmen, of course, so they want value for their money. Accordingly, they exploited their foundations to start the gravy train rolling for young conservatives who otherwise would wind up drinking three-martini lunches near Wall St. Ramesh Ponnuru, for example, couldn’t reason his way out of Hanover, but he has spent the last twenty years suckling at the teat of rightwing private foundations. Whew, at least he’s not taking public money for his sinecures.
How does one reason his way out of Hanover, by the way? I’d think you’d need to walk or drive.
By the way, if any right-wing foundation directors are reading this: The last twenty years’ worth of checks have somehow not reached my address. . .