Tom Brady is going to this tenth Superbowl, David Barclay RIP, and did we just see extortion?
Congratulations to the deplorable Tom Brady. The Trump friend is now cemented as the greatest quarterback of all time. He finished his televised evening by trotting to the sideline to hug his son.
The man needs deprogramming and quick.
We lost a good Catholic earlier this month and I didn’t even know it. Billionaire David Barclay died on January 10th.
Yes, “billionaire David . . .”. And yet I say he was one of the good guys.
I base that assessment on this memorial that Taki wrote a few days ago.
When Taki once finished a ski run at an exclusive resort, a stranger walked up to him and asked if he was Taki. Taki nodded and the man said, “I like your column [in The Spectator].”
Taki responded, “What is an intelligent person like you doing reading the rubbish I write?”
The stranger responded, ““I own The Spectator, I have to read it—but I still like your column.”
Thus, says Taki, started their friendship.
He said Barclay and his wife kept to themselves, which annoyed a lot of the other guests at the private resort. When someone asked Taki what interested Barclay, he said, “Religious matters.”
He said it was a white lie to deter the man, but it was also true: “David was very interested in religion, quoted scripture, and often talked about the Catholic Church with me.”
Like I said, it looks like we lost a good one this month, but few of us even noticed.
I missed this nugget last week: “Last night Tucker reported something fairly astonishing even by the standards of the last fortnight: He said that Mitch McConnell told President Trump … Read the rest