Kael vs. Adler Revisited

From New York magazine, August 11, 1980

The rest of [Adler’s] essay is consumed with relentless, lawyerly citations of Kael’s alleged critical sins, argued with the fervor of a causist possessed. A 1979 graduate of Yale Law School, the 41-year-old reporter laboured on the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment staff and secretly wrote speeches for Chairman Rodino. Kael, in a sense, became her Nixon.


3 thoughts on “Kael vs. Adler Revisited

  1. I don’t think I’ve read this…I’ve read the long Adler piece where she attacks Kael, but not someone else’s assessment of their skirmish. Looks great–there’s a political piece in the same issue that I want to read too.

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