Like I said, it was funny at the time, but now seems rather dated.
What I find to be his saving grace on that score is that he doesn't seem to take himself or those who DO agree with him terribly seriously, either.
One of my favorites is a story where P.J. is asked by Car and Driver magazine to drive a Ferrari cross country to California to be used in a film.
Yes its dated, but think of it as sorely needed historical perspective. From the above mentioned asticle, I will always remember two scenes; first visiting the "Motherland"... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Saber Bob
It's great to get re-reminded of the source of our problems. LIBERALS. Politicians never seem to get it. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Jack Dukleth
This book is a collection of tongue-in-cheek political essays and satires. No one does this quite as good as P. J. O'Rourke except for the late Molly Ivins. Read morePublished on June 12, 2009 by Bonnie Brody
P.J. O'Rourke is what a Republican used to be about--the party of Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt. Small government and small industry. Read morePublished on February 3, 2004 by Newt X
So far, I've had the pleasure of being an O'Rourke reader for this one and Parliament of Whores (more will no doubt follow). Read morePublished on January 11, 2004 by Frikle
P. J. O'Rourke is an incredibly funny writer and incisive commentator on the contemporart scene. This collection of essays, while from a libertarian point of view, should be found... Read morePublished on September 1, 2002 by Charles E. Joubert
Most of the essays in this book are as funny and informative as most of O'Rourke's other works, and unlike "American Spectator's Enemies List", the book is well worth the... Read morePublished on June 30, 2002 by LanPB01
There's one great essay in this book; the one satirzing Hollywood culture is dead-on. For that, it deserves one star. Aside from that one essay, the others are duds. Read morePublished on March 19, 2001