Monday, May 12, 2003

It Takes One To Know One

I suppose a former incompetent disgraced editor knows enough about the job to criticize other incompetent editors such as Lelyveld and Raines. But, I really will never get beyond what Andrew Sullivan considers to be his proudest moments in his undistinguished career:

TNR also published the first airing of 'The Bell Curve,' the explosive 1995 book on IQ, and 'No Exit,' an equally controversial essay that was widely credited with helping to torpedo the Clinton administration's plans for universal health coverage.

Promoting a book of racist propaganda a factually challenged article about the Clinton health plan.