By William F. Buckley Jr.
Culled from 4 many years of the column, Cancel your personal Goddam Subscription contains exchanges with such recognized figures as Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon, John Kenneth Galbraith, A.M. Rosenthal, Auberon Waugh, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., and so on. There also are hilarious exchanges with usual readers, in addition to letters from Buckley to numerous enterprises and executive agencies.
Combative, fabulous, and uproariously humorous, Cancel your individual Goddam Subscription represents Buckley at his mischievous best.
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Qxd 8/14/07 3:42 PM Page 49 “HANGING” EARL WARREN, CONSORTING WITH GOD 49 September 22, 1964 Dear Mr. Groot: In the light of the fact that I have apparently no alternative than to join your union, I shall proceed to do so, under protest. Would you be kind enough to send me the application form? Wm. F. Buckley, Jr. October 20, 1964 Dear Mr. Sage [AFTRA]: You have now asked me to promise to abide by the constitution of the union without ever letting me see a copy of the constitution. Would you kindly send me one?
Qxd 32 8/14/07 3:42 PM Page 32 CANCEL YOUR OWN GODDAM SUBSCRIPTION December 2, 1969 Dear Mr. Buckley: Regarding your polemics on profanity [Nov. 18] I am somewhat comforted to know that you “do not mean to be blaspheming” when you employ the “expletive” God-dam. Further comfort may be derived from Thayer’s Greek-English lexicon of the New Testament which ascribes blasphemy to those who by contemptuous speech intentionally come short of the reverence due to God or sacred things. Here the comfort ends, giving place to a godly concern.
C. Sir: Now that my nausea has subsided after accidentally observing your appearance on Laugh-In last evening, I, as one of your constituents and former admirers, am constrained to comment. *My sister Priscilla was managing editor of National Review. My brother Jim was elected junior senator from New York on the Conservative Party ticket in 1970. qxd 8/14/07 3:42 PM Page 55 “HANGING” EARL WARREN, CONSORTING WITH GOD 55 Your silly grin as the inane and vulgar questions were asked and your equally inane replies were less than worthy of a senator of the United States.
Cancel Your Own Goddam Subscription: Notes and Asides from National Review by William F. Buckley Jr.