Robert Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
Chickenhawk First Class with Distinguished Fleeing Cross
December 14, 1943
This bird figured it out early: publish a right-wing screed, get plutocrats to foot the bill, and you can run your mouth (with a brief detour through a keyboard) indefinitely. First it was Eli Lilly money, then it was Richard Mellon Scaife money … they've got bundles of the stuff, and they're happy to pay to keep the hoi polloi confused in defense of their interests.