?The central question that emerges?is whether the White community in the South is entitled to take such measures as are necessary to prevail, politically and culturally, in areas where it does not predominate numerically? The sobering answer is Yes?the White community is so entitled because, for the time being, it is the advanced race.? ?William F. Buckley, National Review, August 24, 1957
He continued defending nonsense in erudite ways through his long and often tedious career:
What we contend is that everyone should acknowledge creation as an alternative explanation for cosmic and biological happenings now thought by so many as naturalist in providence and momentum. Why? Because my colleagues and I judge that the evidence for the naturalist theory of evolution is not merely insubstantial, it is fanciful. ?Opening statement, The Firing Line 12/4/1997 Creation-Evolution Debate, “Resolved: The Evolutionists Should Acknowledge Creation“
Next time Ben Stein or some other halfwit creationist tries to suggest that racism proceeds from evolution, you need only point to the remains of William F. Buckley as a counter-argument.
As Dylan said: “‘Goodbye’ is too good a word, so I’ll just say ‘fare thee well.'”