The Corner

Doubleday Etc

I’m in Wilmington, NC right now and I have to rush to get ready for my debate with Peter Beinart. But I find this Doubleday thing fascinating (I too am a Doubleday author, in theory as I haven’t finished yet). But, the one glaring omission in all of this, from what I can tell, is that nobody has mentioned Mein Kampf. Wouldn’t we have been better off if people had A) read Mein Kampf and B) taken it seriously? I haven’t had time to digest everyone’s arguments, but I searched the whole Corner and Shannen’s piece and couldn’t find mention of MK in either. Make of that what you will.

Jonah Goldberg, a senior editor of National Review and the author of Suicide of the West, holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute.

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