D. PEYTON McQUILLEN: A MAN FOR OUR TIME

THE ALTERNATIVE: Published remarkably without regard to race, color, creed, or (most redundantly of all) national origin. Editor in Chief, R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. Publishers, The Saturday...

...But then amidst all this tommyrot there is William F. Buckley, who breezes about town astride his Honda 50, intrepidly focusing his "Jeweler's Eye" on the political truths of our time...
...bicarbonate of soda...
...His hobbies are child molesting (English professors in Ballantine Hall), collecting wads of chewing gum from the undersides of bar stools, and skiing...
...If this sounds harsh consider our brief...
...He lists as his social clubs the Saturday Evening Club, the Mystic Knights of the Early Mornings and Pi Omega Omicron (the national loiterer's honorary...
...4 CZECHOSLOVAKIA: PRELUDE TO WORLD WAR III by John Kelley...
...And are we not abiding by his libidinal goadings as we embellish our resplendent features with lovely necklaces, alluring colognes, voguishly snug clothing, and just a tincture of sunshine in our hair...
...This emphasizes one of American politics' more repulsive phenomenon...
...The result is a collection of allegations against our time which are relentless, irrefrageable yet, unlike other critics, hopeful...
...It is with Mr...
...Truly the American male is fast becoming the darling of the Western world, and it is about time this university accepts us for the aesthetic creatures that we are...
...Originally published on restroom walls, only since 1967 has it come under purview of the Saturday Evening Club which publishes it from September through June...
...In the past we bloated with wheat and corn...
...Publishers, The Saturday Evening Club Managing Editor, Jefferson Davis Business Manager, Baron Von Kannon Editorial Staff, Hon...
...Is it because they cringe before progress...
...And we recognize tokenism when we see it...
...3 notes from the provinces by Jerry Gerde...
...and, from the Ivy League, the republic's self-ordained advocates tearfully apologize...
...Thus he archly urges destruction of Red China's nuclear facilities with "poison ivy if need be," he threatens the precious gore vidal, on national television, with violent reordering of his exquisite features, and he pleads the desolate case of a ten-year resident of death row...
...8 INCITES by George Nathan...
...Further, if the university does not take immediate action to ameliorate this hideous injustice, our lawyers, under the direction of the Honorable Truman Newberry, will initiate immediate legal action under the prescriptions of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, pursuant to the aforementioned grievance, etc...
...3 AMERICA NEEDS WALLACE by George Washington Plunkitt...
...by Janis Stares...
...Enough critics reside in America to fill every government silo from Maine to Hawaii, and certainly that seems a more desirable place for them than New York...
...D. Peyton is a junior in art history...
...He hopes to be a model when he grows up...
...Rejecting both the pathological existentialism and sugar-plum rationalizing abutting most of our critics, Buckley has cultivated the more perdurable values of duty and honor plus industry and humor...
...Subscriptions cost $10.00, and all correspondence (manuscripts, subscriptions, threatening letters, federal grants, etc...
...He enjoys reading the works of Edgar Rice Burroughs and his favorite artist is Norman Rockwell...
...should be sent to The Alternative, R. R. 11, Box 360, Bloomington, Indiana 47401, Continental U. S. A. TO BARE THE WITNESS AND THE TRUTH CONTENTS D. PEYTON McQUILLEN: A MAN FOR OUR TIME...
...THE JEWELER'S EYE by William F. Buckley, Jr...
...9 2...
...McQUILLEN Continued from Page 2 Why has the university not allowed us entry into other beauty contests...
...If the report used the term racism correctly (which they did not) it would have referred to a system of prejudice existing institutionally and as an ingredient of government policy, as in Hitler's Germany...
...Yet the imperious establishment still sequesters men from beauty contests...
...Ascoli's delineation in mind, then, that this distinguished journal of opinion hereby charges Indiana University, its board of generators, the citizens of this sovereign state, and the I. U. homecoming queen committee with the most flagitious form of prejudice, discrimination, and yes, as it is highly institutionalized, racism racism not against one genre of men but against all men...
...Thus, after committing themselves to this gross historical illiteracy, it is hardly surprising that they clutch their skirts over Humphrey's strong anti-Communist foreign policy (once the ADA's raison d'etre) and favor in his stead Papa McCarthy, a monastic isolationist whose ultramontanism trajects out toward Pluto...
...He scales down the significance of the Nobel Prize, reasons the futility of asking Communists to speak on college campuses, reminds us of the omnivorous nature of Communism and introduces us to the problems of the city, "the flowering of liberalism" and some of the haunting echoes of contemporary morality...
...Why is it that we are interdicted from all campus beauty contests...
...Page 12...
...And surprisingly it is a far more objective estimate of Humphrey than anything you will read from Norman Cousins leftward...
...After all, if we are old enough to compete against pajama-clad teenagers in Vietnam, we should be old enough to compete against girls here in America...
...what he does in between is many things...
...In this edition of Buckleyana, the author emerges as crucially distinct from those ragamuffins railing away from the thresholds of their asylums at the greatest nation of the world...
...today we bulge with critics...
...This is in spite of another obvious trend of our time the increasing beauty of the American male...
...I. U. contest, but we are all familiar with the famous judicial appraisal of "separate but equal...
...When asked why he sought to be 1968 Homecoming Queen, he wistfully looked out over the popping flashbulbs and, from behind a battery of microphones, said "Let us begin anew...
...Consider the trends of the 'sixties...
...6 REVIEWS by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr...
...Those doubting a man can accomplish all this and any of it well, will want to read The Jeweler's Eye and make their own judgment, for it represents a sampling of Buckley's columns, feature articles, debates, and more serious essays...
...The Alternative magazine is hereby breaking the sex barrier by entering for homecoming queen, D. Peyton McQuillen (social security number 312-52-70018) (4032-37...
...Putnam, $6.95 America seems always afflicted with surplus...
...2 McCarthy killed on convention floor...
...Truman Newberry Rev...
...Eliding over his famous Civil Rights record those old fogies who would not think of being anything but left join in the ignorant lament "the Negro has no one to vote for this year...
...Ryskind's narrative eloquently exposes Humphrey's courageous affirmations in these areas and in others, while the author also exhibits Humphrey's darker side, his penchant for procrastination, his buoyant emotionalism and his irresponsible association with unsavory public figures, Hubert is a lucid, fairly thorough, well documented election year biography, written by a conservative about a liberal...
...For from New York's television studios, norman mailer, in a haze of middle class Scotch, exhorts suburbia to an even bolder solipsism...
...Has not the epicene hugh hefner for fourteen years urged us to be elegant...
...susan sontag shrieks neologisms about an America not even upton Sinclair could have concocted...
...It begins with a cautious definition of conservatism and concludes in a nostalgic largo to the author's deceased sisters and father...
...One dominant trend has been freedom of association...
...In this election Hubert Humphrey, who was heralded as a kind of sage during his days in the Senate, has been treated almost as unfairly as was Barry Goldwater in 1964...
...While it would have referred to prejudice as a preference too subliminal to receive public formulation...
...Continued on Page 12 2 REVIEWS Continued from Page 11 fairer in his evaluation than dyseptic Aunt Jane at the New Republic...
...7 IS THE NEW LEFT IN THE PAY OF THE C. I. A...
...George Nathan Sir Arthur Wellesley Associates, Cristy Campaigne Tom Charles Huston Deborah Harshey Contributors, Louisa Porter Jerry Gerde Judy Mathews Barb Brown Mary Qwaint Sharon Rogers George Washington Plunkitt Alien Contributors, Alan Somers Anthony Comstock D. Peyton McQuillen The Alternative was founded in 1924 by George Nathan and Truman Newberry over a cheap domestic beer in McSorley's Old Ale House...
...This is but another manifestation of a sick society...
...6 THE ALTER NATIVE by Jefferson S. Davis...
...He can do all this while writing a nationally syndicated column, debating on "about a million" campuses yearly, and editing the fortnightly National Review...
...P&fio+t Mc2udUn: A Man jo* Qua, 'limz The eminent and eloquent Max Ascoli, in a more pleasing note from that journalistic cacophony following the kerner report, remarked that the report's authors confused an ice with an ism...
...He does this in an elegant style featuring arresting metaphors remarkable for their exquisite refinement and vigor...
...his mind gutted from hallucinogens, alien ginsberg vilifies that legal system protecting Americans from refractory perverts like himself...
...Oh, naturally, we get our Mr...

Vol. 2 • October 1968 • No. 2


 
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