Monday, February 20, 2006

One Steel Cage Match I'd Pay Anything to See


Bernard-Henri Lévy is a French writer with a spatter-paint prose style and the grandiosity of a college sophomore. As always with French writers, Lévy is short on the facts, long on conclusions.

Thanks for coming. Don't let the door hit you on the way out.


Every now and again you come across the real thing: a case of full-blown, corn-fed, white-bread American nativist bloviation.

and Henri-Levy:

And now that he's had his fun, it is these questions that I would love to finally take up with the herald of Lake Wobegon. At a time and place of his convenience. That is, on the turf and in front of the public of his choosing. But face to face, this time. On equal ground. He may consider this an invitation.

This might be better than Kristof v. O'Reilly.


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