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My Quotient…

…of hate mail—really irrational hate mail–has increased measurably since the publication of Legacy. Here is a fairly typical example, just to give you a taste…


“Rich you are a lying, Israeli ass sucking scumbag. Bill Clinton’s transition team briefed Bush’s NSC team, and surely Colin Powell (who was Chairman Of the JCS) knew about the Bin Laden threat. But those ignorant, dumb-assed NRO readers and Bush lemmings you pander to don’t have the common sense to discern such a basic fact. This country is going straight to hell because of unpatriotic ass—– like you. You should pay a heavy price personally and professionally once those inbred right wingers find your kind out. You are truly scum-of-the-earth trash!”

Rich Lowry — Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: 

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