Rich Lowry earned the contempt of anyone who believes in the free exchange of ideas by firing John Derbyshire for making politically incorrect observations that no one even attempted to dispute. Here’s his follow-up:
Robert Weissberg (whose book was published a few years ago by Transaction) participated in an American Renaissance conference where he delivered a noxious talk about the future of white nationalism. He will no longer be posting here.
“Noxious” coming from Rich Lowry means “un-PC.”
Maybe Weissberg said something outrageous at this conference, but as the Derbyshire case indicates, maybe he didn’t. In any case, he was on his own time.
You have to wonder how Mark Steyn feels about writing for this increasingly vapid publication, considering all the trouble thought cops like Lowry put him through in Canada. His days are probably numbered there anyway, since he isn’t known for toeing lines.
In fairness, purges can be fun. Purging National Review Online from the Sites of Interest list made me feel great.
On a tip from Rob Banks.