Ed Driscoll

Progressivism Defined

“Wretchard” of the Bellmont Club looks at Paul Auster, whom the New York Times notes, presumably without the intended irony, “is the author of the forthcoming ‘Man in the Dark'”:

Paul Auster’s “Vietnam me act crazy” article in the New York Times is that worst of confessions: that kind that is accidentally funny. Explaining his strange behavior on a certain day in the 1960s, Auster says,

Being crazy struck me as a perfectly sane response to the hand I had been dealt