Jack Fowler, longtime Publisher of National Review, sits down with Ben Weingarten of Encounter Books to discuss William F. Buckley’s “The Unmaking of a Mayor,” recently re-released on the 50th anniversary of Buckley’s 1965 New York mayoral campaign. During the interview, Jack and Ben discuss the parallels between 1965 New York and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s New York today, the sclerotic Leftist political scene Buckley encountered, Buckley’s disdain for the Republican Establishment and its parallels to today, what possessed Buckley to decide seemingly on a whim to throw his hat into the ring for Mayor as a Conservative Party candidate, his anti-campaign and political lessons for today, the vicious identity politics of the day and how Buckley neutralized it and much much more.

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Jack Fowler, longtime Publisher of National Review, sits down with Ben Weingarten of Encounter Books to discuss William F. Buckley’s “The Unmaking of a Mayor,” recently re-released on the 50th anniversary of Buckley’s 1965 New York mayoral campaign. During the interview, Jack and Ben discuss the parallels between 1965 New York and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s New York today, the sclerotic Leftist political scene Buckley encountered, Buckley’s disdain for the Republican Establishment and its parallels to today, what possessed Buckley to decide seemingly on a whim to throw his hat into the ring for Mayor as a Conservative Party candidate, his anti-campaign and political lessons for today, the vicious identity politics of the day and how Buckley neutralized it and much much more.

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Jack Fowler, longtime Publisher of National Review, sits down with Ben Weingarten of Encounter Books to discuss William F. Buckley’s “The Unmaking of a Mayor,” recently re-released on the 50th anniversary of Buckley’s 1965 New York mayoral campaign. During the interview, Jack and Ben discuss the parallels between 1965 New York and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s New York today, the sclerotic Leftist political scene Buckley encountered, Buckley’s disdain for the Republican Establishment and its parallels to today, what possessed Buckley to decide seemingly on a whim to throw his hat into the ring for Mayor as a Conservative Party candidate, his anti-campaign and political lessons for today, the vicious identity politics of the day and how Buckley neutralized it and much much more.

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Jack Fowler, longtime Publisher of National Review, sits down with Ben Weingarten of Encounter Books to discuss William F. Buckley’s “The Unmaking of a Mayor,” recently re-released on the 50th anniversary of Buckley’s 1965 New York mayoral campaign. During the interview, Jack and Ben discuss the parallels between 1965 New York and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s New York today, the sclerotic Leftist political scene Buckley encountered, Buckley’s disdain for the Republican Establishment and its parallels to today, what possessed Buckley to decide seemingly on a whim to throw his hat into the ring for Mayor as a Conservative Party candidate, his anti-campaign and political lessons for today, the vicious identity politics of the day and how Buckley neutralized it and much much more.

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Jay Cost of The Weekly Standard sits down with Ben Weingarten of Encounter Books to discuss his new Broadside, “What’s So Bad About Cronyism?” During the interview, Jay and Ben discuss the history of the cronyism and the fundamental battle between Hamilton and Madison, the surprising death of the patronage system, egregious examples of cronyism, some contrarian methods for combating it and much much more.

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Jay Cost of The Weekly Standard sits down with Ben Weingarten of Encounter Books to discuss his new Broadside, “What’s So Bad About Cronyism?” During the interview, Jay and Ben discuss the history of the cronyism and the fundamental battle between Hamilton and Madison, the surprising death of the patronage system, egregious examples of cronyism, some contrarian methods for combating it and much much more.

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Jay Cost of The Weekly Standard sits down with Ben Weingarten of Encounter Books to discuss his new Broadside, “What’s So Bad About Cronyism?” During the interview, Jay and Ben discuss the history of the cronyism and the fundamental battle between Hamilton and Madison, the surprising death of the patronage system, egregious examples of cronyism, some contrarian methods for combating it and much much more.

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Jay Cost of The Weekly Standard sits down with Ben Weingarten of Encounter Books to discuss his new Broadside, “What’s So Bad About Cronyism?” During the interview, Jay and Ben discuss the history of the cronyism and the fundamental battle between Hamilton and Madison, the surprising death of the patronage system, egregious examples of cronyism, some contrarian methods for combating it and much much more.

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Jay Cost of The Weekly Standard sits down with Ben Weingarten of Encounter Books to discuss his new Broadside, “What’s So Bad About Cronyism?” During the interview, Jay and Ben discuss the history of the cronyism and the fundamental battle between Hamilton and Madison, the surprising death of the patronage system, egregious examples of cronyism, some contrarian methods for combating it and much much more.

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Jay Cost of The Weekly Standard sits down with Ben Weingarten of Encounter Books to discuss his new Broadside, “What’s So Bad About Cronyism?” During the interview, Jay and Ben discuss the history of the cronyism and the fundamental battle between Hamilton and Madison, the surprising death of the patronage system, egregious examples of cronyism, some contrarian methods for combating it and much much more.

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Jay Nordlinger, a senior editor at National Review and the music critic for The New Criterion, sits down with Ben Weingarten of Encounter Books to discuss his new title, ‘Children of Monsters: An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators.’ During the interview, Jay and Ben discuss a variety of topics, including what motivated Jay to study the family’s of the world’s most ruthless tyrants, his fascinating findings on the Stalins and Mussolinis, the admirable Amini son, the West’s frequent romanticization of dictators, and a great deal more.

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Jay Nordlinger, a senior editor at National Review and the music critic for The New Criterion, sits down with Ben Weingarten of Encounter Books to discuss his new title, ‘Children of Monsters: An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators.’ During the interview, Jay and Ben discuss a variety of topics, including what motivated Jay to study the family’s of the world’s most ruthless tyrants, his fascinating findings on the Stalins and Mussolinis, the admirable Amini son, the West’s frequent romanticization of dictators, and a great deal more.

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Jay Nordlinger, a senior editor at National Review and the music critic for The New Criterion, sits down with Ben Weingarten of Encounter Books to discuss his new title, ‘Children of Monsters: An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators.’ During the interview, Jay and Ben discuss a variety of topics, including what motivated Jay to study the family’s of the world’s most ruthless tyrants, his fascinating findings on the Stalins and Mussolinis, the admirable Amini son, the West’s frequent romanticization of dictators, and a great deal more.

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Jay Nordlinger, a senior editor at National Review and the music critic for The New Criterion, sits down with Ben Weingarten of Encounter Books to discuss his new title, ‘Children of Monsters: An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators.’ During the interview, Jay and Ben discuss a variety of topics, including what motivated Jay to study the family’s of the world’s most ruthless tyrants, his fascinating findings on the Stalins and Mussolinis, the admirable Amini son, the West’s frequent romanticization of dictators, and a great deal more.

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Jay Nordlinger, a senior editor at National Review and the music critic for The New Criterion, sits down with Ben Weingarten of Encounter Books to discuss his new title, ‘Children of Monsters: An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators.’ During the interview, Jay and Ben discuss a variety of topics, including what motivated Jay to study the family’s of the world’s most ruthless tyrants, his fascinating findings on the Stalins and Mussolinis, the admirable Amini son, the West’s frequent romanticization of dictators, and a great deal more.

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Jay Nordlinger, a senior editor at National Review and the music critic for The New Criterion, sits down with Ben Weingarten of Encounter Books to discuss his new title, ‘Children of Monsters: An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators.’ During the interview, Jay and Ben discuss a variety of topics, including what motivated Jay to study the family’s of the world’s most ruthless tyrants, his fascinating findings on the Stalins and Mussolinis, the admirable Amini son, the West’s frequent romanticization of dictators, and a great deal more.

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