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View Diary: Where's the WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY JR. love? Come on!! (104 comments)

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    David Boyle, gnat

    He opposed this.

    Sometimes I think it's a sin, when I feel like I'm winning when I'm losing again.

    by Free Spirit on Wed Feb 27, 2008 at 02:42:01 PM PST

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    •  That's nice. He still benefitted from it... (0+ / 0-) a way those without yachts cannot.  And while it made quite the event made a splash at the time, Buckly was subsequently no great crusader for equiutable drug laws -- perhaps because he was mo great crusader for equitable anythiing.  A society that had one law for him and his wealthy friends and an entirely different law for the rest of us suited him just fine.

      Buckley was McCarthyite and a racist.  The only tragedy of this death is that it didn't happen long ago.

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