Political Journalist/Humorist Tells All


The Onion conducts a real and entertaining interview with P.J. O'Rourke, discussing the glory days of the National Lampoon, the through-line of American satire from the 1950s to the 1980s, and the triumph of certain libertarian ideas. There's also this little salutary nugget:

If there are three words that need to be used more in American journalism, commentary, politics, personal life… it's the magic words "I don't know."

Link via Tim Blair.