An interview with National Review editor Rich Lowry

04/08/09 Robert Lorei
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Good afternoon, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up: an interview with the editor of one of this country’s leading conservative magazines -- Rich Lowry of the National Review will be along in just a few minutes. But first, a lot of listener comments about yesterday’s interview with University of Michigan Professor Juan Cole who’s latest book, Engaging the Muslim World. In it, he says the dangers of Islamic radicalism have been overblown in this country.

Rich Lowry graduated in 1990 from the University of Virginia, where he studied English and history. He joined National Review in 1992 and was named editor in 1997. He has written for the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and a variety of other publications, and is a syndicated columnist as well as a commentator for the Fox News channel. His latest book is a novel called Banquo's Ghost.

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Rich Lowry interview

Rich Lowry certainly lives in his own world. He seems to fall in line with all the other neo-con chicken-hawk types who think we need to be in the middle east "giving" the Afghans, Iraqi's, etc., their freedom. He doesn't mention how his hero, George Bush, lied to us and got us into Iraq for nothing. Maybe Mr. Lowry should volunteer for Afghansitan and aid the cause he believes in. After all, Afghanistan is once again becoming a hot-bed of insurgency, since Mr. Bush didn't stay and finish the job he should have right after 9/11. A very typical right-wing view of the world. Hasn't anyone learned anything after 8 yrs of Bush & Cheney?