An American Conservative Speaks

I was, as my British friends might say, gobsmacked, when I heard that the son of conservative icon William F. Buckley, Christopher Buckley, endorsed and plans to vote for Barack Obama in the upcoming presidential election.

Well, it’s true, I’ve always said I have no problems with honest conservatives, being one half the time myself. Honest discussion and even disagreement about issues is one thing; false accusations against character are quite another.

You can read his whole explanation behind his decision on his site, the Daily Beast.