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The smartest political pundit on the planet is a Moe among stooges.

By DENIS BOYLES [Claremont Review of Books] – Greg Gutfeld takes in-your-face polemic to a new level altogether in The Joy of Hate: How to Triumph over Whiners in the Age of Phony Outrage.

Specifically, the level he takes it to is one of unprecedented smartness. The conservative point-of-view has been muddied and muffled by a polite preoccupation with perceived unfairness: “See? The New York Times is biased!”

Gutfeld got over that long ago. He’s made his enemies into his stooges. He ignores their hambone outrage, picks up a board in the form of a well-made paragraph, and just whacks them with it. Twice—once coming in, once on his way out. That’s how you triumph over a whiner. He’s like Moe, with brains.

Continued at The Claremont Review of Books | More Chronicle & Notices.


  1. Ken wrote:

    I agree in his quirky way GG is smartest of the five+ by far. I am a big fan. I read his 1st chapter on Amazon but not ready to plow through a full dose of The Joy of Hate.

    Sunday, 23 December 2012 at 06:28 | Permalink
  2. Philorida wrote:

    I met Greg in Orlando for a book signing a few weeks ago–he’s the real deal. “Down-to-earth and funny. The best way to overcome the Left-wing monopoly in the Media is ideological guerilla warfare. He is the general in that fight right now.

    Tuesday, 25 December 2012 at 23:08 | Permalink

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