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Fact of the Week

Fact of the Week

It has not been a good couple of years for British libertarian conservatives. First, Andrew Sullivan revealed that he was paid $10,000 by a pharmaceutical trade association for advertising on his web site, at about the time that his paean to the pharmaceutical industry came out in the New York Times Magazine. Now, it seems that Roger Scruton was secretly on the payroll of Japan Tobacco, which remunerated him for his attacks on the World Health Organization and other opponents of tobacco. (Here's a link to what his website use to look like.)

Source: Action on Smoking and Health, 8 February 2002 (with links to press accounts).

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