Joined: Sep. 2007
|Quote (Albatrossity2 @ Feb. 27 2008,17:14)|
|Quote (skeptic @ Feb. 27 2008,15:37)|
|Your sentiments are appreciated, Kristine, although, unfortunatley not widespread.|
Au contraire. I too will miss Buckley. Even if you didn't agree with him, he made you think. Unlike the troglodytes who pass themselves off as conservatives these days. They just make you angry.
Me three. He was a top-flight grammarian and excellent writer. I appreciate those qualities regardless of the thoughts being expressed.
Once, after being asked, somewhat snarkily, about his vocabulary he said something along the lines of...
Most people use the words they know; I know the words I use.
Man could cut you apart with a cotton ball.