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October 31, 2012 12:42 PM

Why Crony Capitalism isn’t Capitalism

by Roger Kimball, from Roger's Rules

One thing I’ve always admired about the poet Horace is the way he lived up to his injunction to delight as well as instruct.  There aren’t too many contemporary writers who manage that feat but one who never fails is the brilliant and extremely funny novelist Andrew Klavan.  Drew is probably best known for his [...]

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