Taki Theodoracopulos, better known as Taki, is a journalist and writer, living in Gstaad, London, and New York. His column ‘High Life’ has appeared in The Spectator for the past 25 years, and he has also written for National Review, the London Sunday Times, Esquire, Vanity Fair, the New York Press, and Quest Magazine, among others. In 2002 Taki founded The American Conservative magazine with Pat Buchanan and Scott McConnell. He is also publisher of the British magazine Right Now! and has been writing for GstaadLife since its first season in 2003.
I find it hard to write about high life in Gstaad with the Middle East going up in flames. But I find it even harder to accept the fat cats in St Petersburg horsing around in the Konstantinovksy Palace while innocent civilians are being targeted by both sides in Lebanon and Israel. By speaking near an open microphone, Bush gave us an inkling how the big boys think. (Cynically and with a closed mind.) “I feel like telling Kofi to get on the phone with Assad and make something happen… See, the irony is what they need to do is get Syria to get Hizbollah to stop doing this shit,” says the retard Bush to his poodle Blair.