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Blues Cruise
New York Magazine, by Joe Hagan

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/25/2012 5:09:00 AM

The whole thing was white, and broken, that much was clear. A week after the presidential election, when the dreams of Republicans were dashed with President Barack Obama’s victory over Mitt Romney, we were snorkeling in the blue waters of the Caribbean. In the distance was a shipwreck. “You could make out the pieces of it,” said Ralph Reed, the right-wing political operator who had bolstered the Evangelical Christian vote for Romney. “It was deep and murky.” Jonah Goldberg, the National Review contributor and author of Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left,

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I´ve always wondered why National Review writers would subject themselves to this type of confined mixing with the fans, although it´s hard to resist the temptation to cruise along with them and shmooze.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pineledger, 12/25/2012 6:25:44 AM     (No. 9082777)

A very long article -- just read page 1 of 6 and now must go tend to my Chistmas dinner. But will be back.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: turninggrey, 12/25/2012 9:58:07 AM     (No. 9082938)

OK, so a liberal sneaks aboard and rubs elbows with conservatives and looks for negatives. Does that not come off as underhanded? Typical liberalism. Yes, the comments are disturbing.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Former lurker, 12/25/2012 11:54:01 AM     (No. 9083053)

Saw author in the bar one night while on this cruise. He was chatting up an obviously over-served quite elderly couple. Bet they were in his quotes.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mitzi, 12/25/2012 12:00:21 PM     (No. 9083061)

I have the magazine sitting here. All I did was look at the pictures and read their captions.


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