The Hit-Obit

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Nice to see this acknowledgment from National Review Managing Editor Jay Nordlinger: “Just be thankful you’re not famous. This [harsh NY Times obituary of former Mexican president José López Portillo] reminds me of the term Florence King coined for a Bill Buckley ‘appreciation’ (of Murray Rothbard): ‘hit-obit.'”

4:43 pm on February 23, 2004