The Corner

Old School Reponse to Touching



Call me old fashioned, but I can think of only two circumstances in which this kind of `guy-on-guy action’ would be appropriate:

1) a congratulatory pat from the 1st base coach to a player who has just singled; and,

2) when it is necessary to bestow the “kiss of death” on some guy who has been designated for `whacking.’”

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

Most Popular


Christine Blasey Ford Must Agree to Testify

When Americans went to bed last night, the path forward in the Brett Kavanaugh nomination battle seemed set. On Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee — and the nation — would have an opportunity to watch Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford testify, under oath, about Ford’s claim that Kavanaugh brutally ... Read More