Monday, November 24, 2008

Decline and fall of California

Victor Davis Hanson is what the Romans called a laudator temporis acti. But at least he can write decent English...

1 comment:

Santiago said...

All the old media brands of our youth have been tarnished and all but discredited. No one picks up Harpers or Atlantic expecting to read a disinterested story on politics or culture.

I'm pretty sure NATIONAL REVIEW has made a much swifter decline than those other two magazines. And I don't know in which sublunary realm a writer has ever written a "disinterested" story on politics and culture. He is a praiser of times not past, but nonexistent.