The following is an excerpt by THE SCRAPBOOK ON BOARD | July 27, 2012 | TheWeeklyStandard.com |
As we push off from Bermuda to return to New York, and are therefore back in international waters, THE SCRAPBOOK can report on some (but not all!) of the activities that have transpired so far on this summer’s WEEKLY STANDARD cruise.
In sum: The panels have been great, the dinners lively, the conversations interesting, the on-shore activities fun—and cruisers and TWS staff seem to be having an awfully good time.
Fred Barnes delivered a boffo talk and took questions for an hour yesterday, before his departure this afternoon for London, where he’ll join Mitt Romney for the rest of his foreign trip, to Israel and Poland. Fred brings with him some “constructive criticism” for Mitt from Bill Kristol—which, needless to say, Fred has no intention at all of transmitting. But he will be reporting on Romney’s trip in next week’s magazine.
Claudia Anderson and her husband Bill are walking away with this year’s Most Gracious Table Hosts award in a landslide; each night, as the dining room empties out, their table is still in the midst of lively and spirited….
For more visit: WeeklyStandard.com