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William F. Buckley, R.I.P.

Considered the father of modern conservatism, Buckley was the articulate, acute, and always-entertaining pundit with whom many had a love/hate/hate relationship.

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In the era of O'Reilly and Coulter, it's safe to say we've lost a legend in the urbane and bright voice that Buckley used to elevate political discourse into the twenty-first century.

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