The Manchild Chronicles

Floundering Through Adulthood

William Buckley was a Marketing Whore too

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From the nytimes:

As a senior, he was given the honor of delivering the speech for Yale’s Alumni Day celebration, but was replaced after the university’s administration objected to his strong attacks on the university. He responded by writing his critique in the book that brought him to national attention, in part because he gave the publisher, Regnery, $10,000 to advertise it.

Here’s Buckley from his showFiring Line, Firing Line, astutely gumming for the camera while he fires off a couple of crowd pleasers:
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Written by Demosthenes

February 28, 2008 at 6:10 pm

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  1. He’s voice exudes pompousness

    Hoaf

    February 28, 2008 at 6:18 pm

  2. Manchild

    February 28, 2008 at 7:07 pm


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