Ira Stoll on The New Yorker's Demented Attack on Ronald Reagan


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The latest issue of The New Yorker contains some good, some bad, and some just plain ugly. As Ira Stoll reports, the liberal magazine snuck a cheap smear against Ronald Reagan into an article about grammar. It was an unwelcome reminder, Stoll says, that one of the most annoying traits of left-wingers is their tendency to assume that you, too, must share their political views.