Ed Driscoll

CENTENNIAL: Mark Steyn looks at

CENTENNIAL: Mark Steyn looks at Bob Hope at age 100:

Success on that scale breeds a particular kind of contempt. Younger comics who for 30 years have despised Hope as a pro-war establishment suck-up forget that he more or less invented the form they work in: the relaxed guy who strolls on and does topical observational gags about the world we live in. When he started eight decades ago, there were no