Wednesday, June 11, 2003

Paying Tribute to Virtue-Lileks launches one at escape velocity today on the issue of cultural propriety; go thou and readest. We have had so many people "pushing the envelope" for so long, there is no envelope left. When the usual suspects on the right complain, it gets dismissed; however, Lileks isn't one of them, so this might get heard. He's a conservative libertarian (?) who has his old-school limits. Today, he reminded me quite a bit of Mike Royko, in the way that Royko could be old-school without being conservative and to be (as John Adams once said) both erudite and earthy. Here's to the Land of a Thousand Lakes' Slats Grobnik, Jr.

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