"He writes not from hatred but from a profound love betrayed and
defiled, proudly casting himself as a noble defender of 'the
American Republic against the American Global Empire."'
"It is impossible to conceive of a time when Vidal shouldn't be read--and published."
"[Gore Vidal is] the master essayist of our age."
"Gore Vidal's pen should be listed as a weapon of mass destruction."