American Crossroads spokesman Jonathan Collegio made an
appearance on Washington’s WMAL radio today. In the course of his
appearance he referred to the Media Research Center’s Brent Bozell
as a “hater.” Twice.
I will be discussing this tomorrow in my regular column. But in
the meantime, I have inquired of Mr. Collegio and he has issued the
My words — they belong to no one else.
Bozell called us “fake conservatives” — which is language that
perniciously and unfairly judges the motives of others, and fails
to acknowledge that there might be honest differences on strategy
within the conservative movement.
For my part: I said that in the heat of a talk radio debate, I
regret contributing to the vitriol, and I apologize to Mr. Bozell
if it offended him. Believe it or not, I’m a big fan of both him
About the Author
Jeffrey Lord is a former Reagan White House political director and author. He writes from Pennsylvania at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The American Spectator Foundation is the 501(c)(3)
organization responsible for publishing The American Spectator
magazine and training aspiring journalists who espouse traditional
American values. Your contributions are tax deductible to the extent
permitted by law. Each donor receives a year-end summary of their giving
for tax purposes.
The American Spectator. All