I actually liked his columns, and always thought of him as a rather straight shooter. He was light years ahead of guys like Hannity or Beck.
"I never meant to say that the Conservatives are generally stupid. I meant to say that stupid people are generally Conservative. I believe that is so obviously and universally admitted a principle that I hardly think any gentleman will deny it." John Stuart Mill, 1866
I was afraid to make it official until the sun went down, like you can;t be sure a snake is dead til after sunset. Well, his cold blooded soul is slithering down to thd devil's furnace at this moment. Have a nice eternity in hell.