Skip to comments.Sorry, Dad, I'm Voting for Obama (Christopher Buckley)
Posted on 10/10/2008 8:46:20 AM PDT by Numbers Guy
Let me be the latest conservative/libertarian/whatever to leap onto the Barack Obama bandwagon. Its a good thing my dear old mum and pup are no longer alive. Theyd cut off my allowance.
Or would they? But lets get that part out of the way. The only reason my vote would be of any interest to anyone is that my last name happens to be Buckleya name I inherited. So in the event anyone notices or cares, the headline will be: William F. Buckleys Son Says He Is Pro-Obama. I know, I know: It lacks the throw-weight of Ron Reagan Jr. to Address Democratic Convention, but itll have to do.
I amdrum roll, please, cue trumpetsmaking this announcement in the cyberpages of The Daily Beast (what joy to be writing for a publication so named!) rather than in the pages of National Review, where I write the back-page column. For a reason: My colleague, the superb and very dishy Kathleen Parker, recently wrote in National Review Online a column stating what John Cleese as Basil Fawlty would call the bleeding obvious: namely, that Sarah Palin is an embarrassment, and a dangerous one at that. Shes not exactly alone. New York Times columnist David Brooks, who began his career at NR, just called Governor Palin a cancer on the Republican Party.
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This is certainly a surprise. /s
This apple hit the ground and immediately rotted.
BTW I apologize for not putting a “barf alert” in the title. Trust me, it’s barf-a-licious.
What an idiot.
You would never know my brother and I are related either on some things though.
What a sad testament to his parents. He obviously didn’t really even know them or what they stood for.
Dear Chris, go back to writing bad novels that no one would publish if your name weren’t Buckley. Good thing your dad left you some bucks.
Ahhh to be young and ignorant again.....
Or the best parts was left as a stain on the bedsheet...............
Where is he going to school......err indoctrination camp?
Funny enough, he worked for Ron Paul’s campaign and they claimed it was proof they had Buckley’s legacy.
Why don’t guys like Buckley and Brooks just proclaim they are Democrats and be done with the facade.
I equate his IQ to the acorn losers you see on tv.
Is this just bad satire?
May he join Obama in defeat.
He's not that young, but the other part is right.
Chris Buckley’s second mistake here is thinking that somebody cares.
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