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Roger L. Simon

Roger L. Simon

Roger L. Simon, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter, founded PJ Media, for which he is covering the 2016 election. This essay is adapted from his new book, I Know Best: How Moral Narcissism Is Destroying Our Republic, If It hasn’t Already, published this month by Encounter.

The first time I met Richard Pryor, he was close to dead drunk. A tumbler of Scotch in hand, he stumbled into his home...