Site menu:


Links:

Follow us on Twitter.

Site search

Archives

The Chickenhawk Hall of Shame


< | >
name:
Robert Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
rank:
Chickenhawk First Class with Distinguished Fleeing Cross
date-of-birth:
December 14, 1943
home state:
Illinois
missed opportunity:
Vietnam War
excuse:
None
preferred activity:
Hatchet jobs
occupation:
Propagandist
 
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.