The Who2 Blog February 2008
William F. Buckley died on Monday at age 82. Here's how obituary writers are summing up his life:
"William F. Buckley Jr., the erudite Ivy Leaguer and conservative herald who showered huge and scornful words on liberalism as he observed, abetted and cheered on the right's post-World War II rise from the fringes to the White House..." -The Associated PressRead More »
Conservative commentator William F. Buckley has died at age 82.
Reports The Washington Post: "His assistant Linda Bridges said Buckley was found dead by his cook at his home in Stamford, Conn. The cause of death was unknown, but he had been ill with emphysema, she said."
An exciting week for rapper Ja Rule.
He's a leap year baby, born 29 February 1976, so he'll be celebrating his 8th natal day on Friday.Read More »
Nader collected nearly 2.9 million votes as a Green Party candidate in 2000, and those mostly-liberal votes are generally considered to have cost Democrat Al Gore the election.
Perhaps Democrats can take heart in 2008: Nader ran again in 2004 and collected only 465,000 votes.