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August 7, 2012

Was Danielle Steel busy that year?

In 2009, at a humid dinner filled with our culture’s leading personages, [Gore Vidal] was presented with the lifetime National Book Award for his Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. Was Danielle Steel busy that year?
The Personages greeted him with a prolonged and affectionate standing ovation, a favor he returned by talking about himself, alternately cranky and befuddled, for nearly an hour. He figured no one would dare show signs of boredom as he lulled them inexorably into catalepsy, and he was right. The Personages had been programmed for reverence. -- Andrew Ferguson | The Weekly Standard

Posted by gerardvanderleun at August 7, 2012 4:53 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Love Ferg, he grasps the nettle.

Posted by: Casca at August 7, 2012 8:28 PM

Hagiograpy of a left wing saint. Or rather, fagiography. No, on second thought, he really was an old hag.

Posted by: Gagdad Bob at August 8, 2012 3:50 PM

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