A Moment for Pat Buchanan

Drudge linked to video of Pat Buchanan getting doused with salad dressing at Western Michigan.

It reminded me of a more dignified occasion when I went to see Pat promote his autobiography in 1987 (or was it ’88) in Pensacola, Florida. Pat had returned to Crossfire after a gig as Reagan’s Director of Communications. If you haven’t read the autobio, Right from the Beginning, I urge you to obtain a copy. The Pat Buchanan you’ll meet there is far from the semi-caricature of Pat the politician. Besides being the very interesting story of a young pugilist good with his hands and his pen, the book is a great tale of growing up Catholic in the 50’s.

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