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A Witness, Part III
National Review Online, by Jay Nordlinger

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Posted By:Judy W., 1/16/2014 3:56:52 PM

I’ll tell you what the “smart” view of David is: He was a radical of the Left who became a radical of the Right. He was an extremist then and is an extremist now, with the same nasty and flamboyant style. Express this view, and almost every liberal and conservative head will nod: “Yup, yup, that’s how it is.” It is nonsense. No one will contradict you if you say it — but you’ll be a fool. I cherish a comment that Hendrik Hertzberg, the New Yorker writer, once made to Collier & Horowitz. He said, “You were apologists for Communism

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 1/16/2014 5:15:16 PM     (No. 9694823)

The conclusion of a great three part series. Nordlinger knows Horowitz. We would all do well to learn from David. He is the enemy of our enemy -- and he deserves our friendship.

Like David, I got to know a little bit about the Black Panthers during my ´halcyon´ years at Columbia in the late sixties ("Up against the wall ***!). If you do nothing else, take these Horowitz words to heart:

FTA: David wants to take up cudgels and win. He says to lazy or defeatist conservatives, “Wake up! Fight back! The Left is eating your lunch, but it need not be so!” IT NEED NOT BE SO!

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