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Thank Christ my father's an attorney who'd only end a friendship over Tom Seaver, not Hannah Arendt: [F]or John Podhoretz, the name, as even his mother admits, is “a lot of baggage.” When he worked at the conservative Washington Times, … Read More

By / May 2, 2007

Thank Christ my father's an attorney who'd only end a friendship over Tom Seaver, not Hannah Arendt:

[F]or John Podhoretz, the name, as even his mother admits, is “a lot of baggage.” When he worked at the conservative Washington Times, the joke goes, people thought his name was “John P. Normanson,” because the paper’s editor, Arnaud de Borchgrave, a friend of his parents’, walked around the office introducing him as John Podhoretz, Norman’s son.

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