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Hope For Hope

If you read Hitch’s attack on Bob Hope, to which K-Lo has provided a link below, be sure you also read Wilfred Sheed’s encomium on the man, to which I provide a link right here. Sheed has standards, which means he’s perfectly content to toss out a lot of the Hope corpus. But he’s also acute and generous, which means that he recognizes what Hope was at his best: very, very funny.

Peter Robinson — Peter M. Robinson is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.

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