The Corner

Dershowitz Vs. Rehnquist

Alan Dershowitz is complaining about all the criticism he has taken for attacking Chief Justice Rehnquist on tv within hours of his death. Poor thing. “After making several of these points to Alan Colmes (who was supposed to be interviewing me), Sean Hannity intruded, and when he didn’t like my answers, he cut me off and terminated the interview. Only after I was off the air and could not respond did the attack against me begin, which is typical of Hannity’s bullying ambush style. He is afraid to attack when there’s someone there to respond.” Attacking someone when he’s too dead to respond, on the other hand, is the classy thing to do.

Ramesh Ponnuru — Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg View, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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