"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Martin Peretz (a man increasingly besieged at the blog of his own magazine) turns to the pages of the Wall Street Journal to warn against the Peace Democrats mounting the ramparts in today's Connecticut primary:
If [Lamont], and others of his stripe, carry the day, the Democratic party will lose the future, and deservedly.
If Wall Street had its own Red Diaper Brigade, Ned Lamont was a legacy.
A tribute page to his late Uncle Corliss closes with a picture of the old man on a Cuban junket making obeisance to Fidel Castro. Accompanying is a line from his memoirs:
My final word is that in the battles that confront us today for America's freedom and welfare, our chief aim as public-spirited citizens must be neither to avoid trouble, nor to stay out of jail, nor even to preserve our lives, but to keep on fighting for our fundamental principles and ideals.