Iowa Hero, Carolina Zero

On Monday’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight”, Tucker and I discussed Pete Buttigieg’s surge in Iowa and belly flop in South Carolina. In the latter state, by the way, his announcement of a “Douglass Plan” is surely what we call cultural appropriation: It’s Mayor Pete’s plan, so why name it after Frederick Douglass? Who was, among other things, a Republican. The use of a stock photo from Kenya was a nice touch, and even funnier if it turns out to be a cousin of Obama. Click below to watch:

If you enjoy me on camera (and who doesn’t?), please check out the latest in my anthology of video poetry – a reading of Kipling’s highly prescient “Gods of the Copybook Headings” on its hundredth birthday.

On the other hand, if you prefer me in non-visual formats, do give a listen to my two-part celebration of one of the most successful songwriting teams of the last sixty years.

If you’re not yet a member of The Mark Steyn Club, we’d love to have you. You can find more details about our video poetry and other Club benefits here.