Christopher Buckley Leaves 'National Review'

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A blog posting titled, "Sorry, Dad, I'm Voting for Obama" cost that son his job at the family business: the conservative magazine, the National Review. The author: Christopher Buckley. After posting his endorsement, the backlash made it clear he had to give up his column at the magazine founded by his late father, William F. Buckley Jr., more than 50 years ago. In Christopher Buckley's words, he's been "fatwahed" by the conservative movement.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. A new blog posting titled "Sorry, Dad, I'm Voting for Obama" cost that son his job at the family business. The family business: the conservative magazine The National Review. The author: Christopher Buckley. After posting his endorsement, the backlash made it clear he had to give up his column at the magazine his late father, William F. Buckley, Jr., founded over 50 years ago. In Christopher Buckley's words, he'd been fatwahed by the conservative movement. It's Morning Edition.

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