Current Wisdom

Current Wisdom

By From the March 2013 issue

Another of Joseph Goebbels’ aspirants in the field of American propaganda—though with a nicer smile—Jeffrey Toobin immortalizes Bob Bork:

Robert Bork, who died Wednesday, was an unrepentant reactionary who was on the wrong side of every major legal controversy of the twentieth century. The fifty-eight senators who voted against Bork for confirmation to the Supreme Court in 1987 honored themselves, and the Constitution. In the subsequent quarter-century, Bork devoted himself to proving that his critics were right about him all along. Bork was born in 1927…
December 19, 2012


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