The Corner

To My Regret

I had to cancel on YAF. I have an eye infection that has appalled friends, colleagues, and my doctor, and makes me look like Rocky after about 9 rounds (“Cut me Mick!”). YAF provides the best of all audiences for a conservative speech, with the possible exception of any group based in Texas. In my experience, Texas audiences–even if it’s the Ladies’ Home and Garden Club– always eat up rip-roarin’ right-wing talks…

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

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