The Corner

Hewitt Clarification

For reasons I’m not entirely sure I understand, several readers think I said Hugh Hewitt is dishonest. I didn’t. I wrote “One can call Hugh Hewitt a dishonest and hackish partisan (which I am not doing), but let us not slander dishonest hacks by saying they are no better than Sid Blumenthal.”

 If for whatever reason that sounds unfair to Hewitt, I apologize. As I thought I made clear, I wasn’t calling him a dishnoest hack. I was saying that even if you think he is one, that still makes him a far better man than Sid Blumenthal.   

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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