Christopher Buckley

Christopher Buckley

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Christopher Buckley, former chief speechwriter for Vice President George H. W. Bush, is the editor at large for ForbesLife magazine. He is the author of 13 books, including the comic novels Little Green Men, Boomsday, Thank You for Smoking, and, most recently, Supreme Courtship.

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Christopher Buckley

Anything Goes with Chris Buckley

by Peter M. Robinsonwith Christopher Buckleyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, October 13, 2008

In this wide-ranging interview, bouncing from the comic to the serious and back again, Christopher Buckley comments on the new media, politics, Republicans, the war, spending, McCain, Obama, and American life. After rating the speechifying of Obama, McCain, Palin, and Biden, he concludes with reflections on life with William F. Buckley. (29:15) Video transcript