Remember when we talked about Jacob Weisberg's 1985 piece on the ultra-sleazy political hit man Roger Stone, who is now the real
head of Donald Trump's campaign? In more recent years, there have been other anti-Stone articles, which the man himself seems have taken in good humor. But Stone detested
Why? I don't know. The article completely disappeared. I've gone to university libraries in search of the thing and could not find it.
And now here it is
. I haven't read it yet. Join me!
I have read the intro, which describes Stone as a marginal figure and a con man. No
. Wrong. Back in 2000, the Dubya team called up Stone when they needed someone to stage the "Brooks Brothers riot" that ultimately gifted the world with the George W. Bush presidency and the Iraq war. That is not marginal.
Stone was the guy who made everyone feel ill when he promoted that horrid conspiracy theory about the Khans. He's bestest buds with Alex Jones
, of course.