The Corner

Bloggingheads & Me

Subbing — but never replacing — Mickey Kaus, Robert Wright and I recorded a scintillating edition of bloggingheads this week I’ll see if I can get some of the video clips in here later. We talk about the book at the end — I’ll try to post that at the LFB — and Wright actually does the courtesy of admitting he hasn’t read it before he criticizes it. Even more amazing, he didn’t read it with more good faith than lots of his liberal friends who claimed they did read it.

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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