The Corner

Nroniks Come Out to Play-Ay

And for you unhappy few not enamored with the Warriors, we really would like to see you, too, at the party. Several readers have asked whether it will be “intimate” enough. I immediately assumed they were asking “Will we really be able to interact with everyone” and not “will there be silk bedding, dionysian ethics and intoxicating unguents?” If the former is your concern, the answer is yes. It’s a small, elegant setting with plenty of room — temporal and physical — for sustained conversations. If your concern is the latter, I’m afraid you’re out of luck. Though I understand that there’s an executive meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative coming up which might suit your needs perfectly.

Jonah Goldberg, a senior editor of National Review and the author of Suicide of the West, holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute.

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