William F. Buckley, Jr.

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A self-professed libertarian and conservative author and TV host who was famous for upholding white supremacy and McCarthyism. Later, he renounced racism, anti-semitism, Ayn Rand and various other conservative themes.

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Joe Scarborough skips the dirty parts [More...]
William F. Buckley, Jr. inspired Joe Scarborough with his talk about freedom. Digby points out that "When men like that talk about 'liberty', it's wise to watch your back if you don't happen to be a member of their club."
The Dark Side of William F. Buckley, Jr. [More...]
"... Buckley was wrong on nearly every important issue of his day—McCarthyism, civil rights, voting rights, segregation, AIDs, Apartheid, the Vietnam War, the Soviet threat to America... his ideas were vicious and cold-blooded."

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When men like that [ William F. Buckley, Jr. ] talk about "liberty", it's wise to watch your back if you don't happen to be a member of their club.
Digby, "Joe Scarborough skips the dirty parts"