Skip to comments.(R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.): Return to the Wilderness
Posted on 12/05/2008 6:53:08 AM PST by Publius804
Return to the Wilderness
By R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
AND SO THE LAMENTABLE November 4 presidential election is entombed in history and in keeping with the benevolent wishes of the mainstream moron media the American conservative movement once again enters the wilderness. In the wilderness, all we shall have to comfort us is the L.L. Bean catalogue. As you might have noted, we have distributed several versions of the renowned Bean catalogue on your tables. My personal favorite is the fishing catalogue. Regnery prefers the hunting catalogue. Pleszczynski is waiting for his very own Polish-language edition. I urge you all to take your L.L. Bean catalogues home with you tonight. Study them assiduously. Learn the bird calls.
Winston Churchill, during his wilderness years, was comforted by Pol Roger and a fistful of Havanas. Unfortunately, Champaign has become very pricey, and nowadays smoking is malum prohibitum almost everywhere. Even in the wilderness a lit cigar would be highly controversial. Thus we American conservatives are left with L.L. Bean as our solace and our guide. In my fishing catalogue there are many varieties of warm and sturdy boots, colorful parkas, and a product that I am particularly curious about, "breathable rainwear." I ask myself, "Am I to breathe it or will it breathe me?" -- all very exciting. So perhaps the wilderness will not be so bad -- especially for those of us who drive Hummers.
Of course, to hear some conservatives, for instance David Brooks, David Frum -- both being members of the conservative movement's Davidian Branch -- the rest of us are going to be out there with the flora and the fauna for many, many years.
(Excerpt) Read more at spectator.org ...
This from an encre-pisseur with 2 m’s, 2 t’s, 2 r’s and 2 l’s to be engraved in every award he gets.
I'm hoping to meet some interesting people like Gov. Palin, Ann Coulter, Rush Limbaugh, etc., not "wandering in the wilderness," but at the re-education camp.
Spell check will get you every time.
Actually, I don't think there's much difference in the prices between Champaign and Urbana.
what is an ewncre-pisseur?An ink-pee-er?
oops I mean encre
* to label him a mere 'journalist' would be an insult
Good morning, and *ping*
That’s why I stick to Wry whiskey and dry sheets.
I don't care who you are, that's funny right there.
Could he be a smollier?
Pee-cisely! And I learned that from reading Tyrrell as a wee one.
Bloomin' corksniffers! An auctioneer could live his entire career within the span of time they take to wet your whistle.
Does Tyrrell know that there are many so-called conservatives -- on this very forum, no less -- that abhor the free market? I want to be optimistic but with so many FReepers who cannot stomach economic liberty, it's tough not to let pessimism creep in.
That's actually pretty good...
"Thank you very much. I am very honored."
" But I could not have done it without the help of all the Davidians--David Frum,
Michael Gerson, David Brooks, Richard Perle, and my dear Daddy."
"I especially want to thank Douglas Feith for faking documents on his home
computer so we could dupe the president."
"Without Doug we would not have been able to transfer trillions of US dollars
into the Mideast, into the pockets of war profiteers, which enabled Richard Perle
to go into the oil business with his cut."
It's a darn shame to see Brooks' mind go.......and so soon after the election.
Brooks' engineering the two dumbest campaigns in US history has its
consequences. Too bad it was Brooks' mind. Let's hope medical science
comes to the rescue.
"Chonny and Wooty, you two losers bettah make udder plans.
I gotda funny feeling the Republican Potty tinks you guys are pure crapola."
"Me, I'll kiss anybody's tookus so's I can git federal tax dollahs to bailout
I'm sure RET will be suitably embarrassed when this is pointed out to him. Nevertheless all in all a good editorial.
This cracked me up. Then I started reading the comments...