Magazine December 09, 2019, Issue



Longtime Admirer 

This letter is in long-overdue praise of Mr. Rob Long. For my money, he is the E. E. Cummings and Jonathan Swift of our times, the consummate reflection of all that is over the top but nonetheless excruciatingly all too real these days. I have been utterly enamored with his biweekly Long View ruminations in NR each issue and find it high time he made an anthology available to his many fans. I am quite sure he can even populate it with columns that didn’t reach your issues but would still be extraordinarily funny and relevant.

I am sure that

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