When I first heard of William F. Buckley some 20 years ago, I didn’t like him.
It was Christmas. I wanted rollerblades. I got a William F. Buckley Word a Day calendar.
Since then, my esteem for this man with a great vocabulary and a great vision has grown. He accomplished so much, and for the purposes of this site, we should honour him for holding the life line in our culture. Not merely for holding it, but for ardently and eloquently defending it.
Read more about his life, here.