Saturday, April 15, 2006

William Sloane Coffin, Jr. 1924-2006

The anti-establishment firebrand, chaplain at Yale, pastor of Riverside Church, died this week. Coffin championed civil disobedience, ranted about 'justice' over 'law', coddled the North Vietnamese and the Weather Underground and did his level best to delegitimize, well, just about everything.

Here is the ingratiating New York Times' obituary.

Roger Kimball offers a very different view.

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