Don’t teach your children
Think of Christopher Buckley’s support for Barack Obama as preface to his new book about his parents, William F. Buckley Jr and his wife Pat. Christopher Buckley, the author of Thank You For Smoking, told the New York Post that some people might be unhappy with his new book.
An open letter to Kathleen Parker
Ms. Parker,I’d like to write to you a bit about your column on Christopher Buckley (one of my favorite novelists, I have his latest on tape, and am looking forward to enjoying it when my wife and I drive home to see family). I’m very much afraid that you will swiftly file this with all the other tirades of “venom” you are receiving these days, | Read More »
Conservative is not Republican
I can’t tell for sure if Josh Treviño is quoting Christopher Buckley approvingly or not, but in case he is, I take exception with this statement: “While I regret this development, I am not in mourning, for I no longer have any clear idea what, exactly, the modern conservative movement stands for. Eight years of ‘conservative’ government has brought us a doubled national debt, ruinous | Read More »
Thank You for Not Drinking the Kool-Aid
On October 10, 2008, Christopher Buckley, the son of the great William F. Buckley, author of Thank You for Not Smoking and National Review shareholder/back page columnist, informed the waiting world that he’s pulling the lever for Obama in November. He unburdened himself on a website appropriately named The Daily Beast. Ron Reagan, Jr. has owned the genre of true confessions by sons of famous | Read More »