Damon Linker responds to Kimball:

Something more needs to be said because Kimball's post raises important questions about just how far the American right is going to go in marginalizing itself during the Obama era. Are its leading intellectuals going to engage in constructive, thoughtful, informed debate about the policies proposed by the president? Or are they going to become indistinguishable from populist rabble-rousers like Rush Limbaugh and Mark Levin -- men who routinely confuse venomous, paranoid ranting with thinking?

I used to find two cultural critics on the right interesting: Nordlinger and Kimball. They both appear to have lost their minds in the last year or so. That Kimball post was loony.

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