Monday, July 07, 2014


(h/t Atrios)

Back in 1966, Gilder &  Chapman pointed out why intellectuals fled the GOP but that hasn't
sunk in with Adam Bellow, son of Saul:
We need to invest in the conservative right brain. A well-developed feeder system exists to identify and promote mainstream fiction writers, including MFA programs, residencies and fellowships, writers’ colonies, grants and prizes, little magazines, small presses, and a network of established writers and critics. Nothing like that exists on the right. 
This is a major oversight that must be urgently addressed. We need our own writing programs, fellowships, prizes, and so forth. We need to build a feeder system so that the cream can rise to the top, and also to make an end run around the gatekeepers of the liberal establishment.

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