Ed Driscoll

Irving Kristol, RIP

The Weekly Standard’s John McCormack writes:

Irving Kristol, writer, editor, and social philosopher, has died in Washington at the age of 89. His wisdom, wit, good humor, and generosity of spirit made him a friend and mentor to several generations of thinkers and public servants.

Matthew Continetti adds a list of key articles by about Kristol:

The Neoconservative Persuasion,” by Irving Kristol, August 25, 2003

My Public Interest,” by Irving Kristol, December 18, 2006

It Wasn’t Inevitable,” by Irving Kristol, June 21, 2004

Farewell to ‘The Public Interest,’” by David Skinner, April 25, 2005

Irving’s Whodunit,” by William F. Buckley Jr., October 9, 1995

Update: Found via the Professor, follow the links for thoughts from John Podhoretz and Roger Kimball.