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Thursday, October 30, 2014

MB Tribute -- William F. Buckley

MB Tribute -- William F. Buckley
Pop quiz: William F. Buckley's greatest cultural contribution was:

A. Founding the modern conservative movement
B. Founding National Review magazine
C. Hosting Firing Line for 33 years
D. MB icon and poster boy for the principle of artful dishevelment

Correct Answer: D.

From the top: Buckley demonstrating the proper black tie alignment; Buckley on the set of Firing Line hitting the trifecta of hair, jacket, tie dishevelment; casual Buckley demonstrating casual rumpledness (portrait).

R.I.P.

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