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Our Beloved Patron

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Conor Friedersdorf and Your Working Boy, paying homage to Ignatius J. Reilly outside the former D.H. Holmes, on Canal Street. We thought of Mark Levin [2], and communiss, and bottle-green jackets.

Photo by the Mighty, Mighty Reihan Salam [3], with whom we broke bread at Domenica [4].

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9 Comments To "Our Beloved Patron"

#1 Comment By Glaivester On November 6, 2015 @ 7:34 am

Rod! Unclosed italics tag! Needs fixing!

#2 Comment By Raskolnik On November 6, 2015 @ 8:12 am

I know I’m preaching to the choir but if you haven’t had the duck foie gras spread at Domenica you’re severely missing out.

#3 Comment By Giuseppe Scalas On November 6, 2015 @ 9:00 am

Rod, you have italicized the universe 🙂
I’m afraid of looking out of the window lest all the signpost are now written in italics…

[NFR: Is it fixed now? It was not showing up at all on my Chrome browser, but I think I found the problem. Alas, I can’t tell if it’s fixed, because the problem wasn’t indicated on my browser in the first place. — RD]

#4 Comment By Christian Young On November 6, 2015 @ 11:35 am

Conor Friedersdorf is a crucial voice of reason and liberty at the Atlantic. I enjoy reading his writing for the way he can recognize the traditional view for what it is and not as rank bigotry.

#5 Comment By evw On November 6, 2015 @ 12:39 pm

Conor Friedersdorf!! How did someone that young get so reasoned and wise?

#6 Comment By Jee Bay On November 6, 2015 @ 5:01 pm

Oh how I marvelled at the political thought of Mark Levin. Rarely has someone erred so completely in reading Hobbes yet been so deeply convinced of being correct in his interpretation.

#7 Comment By ratnerstar On November 6, 2015 @ 5:46 pm

Whoa, whoa, whoa … you, Conor Friedersdorf, and Reihan Salam were all together in the same restaurant, at the same time? Doesn’t that violate some sort of [5] policy? What if there had been a terror attack or nuclear strike or something … our entire stockpile of conservative intellectuals worth reading would have been wiped out!

[NFR: It was a fun time, for sure. — RD]

#8 Comment By John Murray On November 7, 2015 @ 11:43 am

THIS is what bothered me deeply about one of your comments about Katie Grimes the “theologian”. Comparing her to Myrna Minx! How dare you! Would Dr Grimes ever have the required theology and geometry to drive the Venerable Idnatius home from Baton Rouge? The question answers itself. Or herself. Or zerself.

#9 Comment By Siarlys Jenkins On November 8, 2015 @ 8:48 pm

Thank you for thinking of us. (No, I don’t wear bottle-green jackets, and I’m not Mark Levin employing the royal “we”).