The Corner

Off the Air

My apologies to Radio Derb listeners, by the way, for there being no broadcast last week. July 3 is my son’s birthday, with the compulsory all-day trip to an amusement park. On the Fourth we held a barbecue for friends. Then for me personally, this year’s festivities were crowned (as it were) by tooth trouble and some emergency dental work. Normal service will be resumed this weekend.

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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