Notwithstanding the distaste of my editor, National Review did at least publish my column on “Duck Dynasty”. Apparently, The Orange County Register chose not to — presumably because a piece on the narrowing bounds of acceptable public discourse was deemed to be beyond the bounds of acceptable public discourse. (…)
As I’ve said, my editor at National Review and apparently at The Orange County Register are no bloody use in these battles. Every time you allow the thought-enforcers to add the scalp of a Jeremy Irons or a Phil Robertson to their trophy room, you’re licensing the next sacrificial victim. Enough.