Sunday, December 11, 2011

William F. Buckley Jr.: Right Man, Right Time

Geoffrey Kabaservice reviews Buckley: William F. Buckley Jr. and the Rise of American Conservatism, by Carl T. Bogus.
"...Bogus’s attempt to credit the success of the conservative movement almost exclusively to Buckley is ivory tower history with a vengeance. Ideas have consequences, but they don’t make political realities by themselves. ..."