The Corner

Keep Smug Alive

Here’s my column on the Stewart rally. I think he deserves credit for good intentions, for dinging the likes of Olbermann, and for saying tea partiers aren’t racists, which shouldn’t be a major concession, but on the left, it is. The problem is that he has a huge blind spot for the essential smugness of his enterprise.

Rich Lowry — Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com. 

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