National Review: Biggest mistake – not hiring MaNelly

National Review magazine is celebrating 50 years and in an interview Priscilla Buckley admits that one of her biggest mistakes at the magazine was not hiring Jeff MacNelly.

Deciding with Bill that the great Jeff MacNelly, then the cartoonist for the Richman News-Leader was not sophisticated enough for National Review. Five years later, when we inaugurated our cartoon spread (Help), we implored Jeff to let us published at least one of his cartoons in every issue.