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Kate O’Beirne 1949-2017

by Roger Kimball

She would have liked Rule 12 of London’s famous Other Club (frequented by Churchill, F. E. Smith, among other notables): “Nothing in the rules or intercourse of the Club shall interfere with the rancour or asperity of party politics.”

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