WSJ: Cheney, Catfish Flies and Other Implausibilities

February 8, 2010 By: Marshall Cutchin

This morning Wall Street Journal columnist Mark Lasswell reviews the new Fly Fishing with Darth Vader: And Other Adventures with Evangelical Wrestlers, Political Hitmen, and Jewish Cowboys by Matt Labash, whom he calls one of the U.S.’s most underappreciated journalists. As evidence: Labash’s ability to find entree with Dick Cheney on the subject of catfish flies.
“In a just world, Matt Labash would be celebrated as the heir to Tom Wolfe, Hunter Thompson and other writers in the 1960s and 1970s who were corralled under the rubric of ‘new journalism,’ but, well, the world just isn’t just.”

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