So, Ramesh is debating The New Republic’s Jonathan Chait on the topic of
“Bush Hatred” (TNR’s — not NR! — cover story this week). The dialogue can
be found here.
However, I was shocked to find this comment by Ramesh: “I agree with you
that the truly nasty kind of Bush hatred that my colleague Byron York has
recently discussed remains a fringe phenomenon. So does York.” I know I
haven’t spoken to Byron recently, but is it really the case that so few
people are reading his copy that he is now remains only a “fringe
Say it isn’t so, Ramesh!! Byron, your cult fans still love you!!!