National Catholic Register, Joseph Pearce: The late Joseph Sobran (1946-2010) was a journalist who thrived on controversy. He was the sort of writer who did not try to please all of the people all of the time, or even most of the people most of the time. There were few readers, therefore, who did not disagree with him sometimes. Some found his views on the Middle East problematic; others his abrasively critical approach to almost everything. For my part, I found his quirkily quixotic insistence that Shakespeare did not write his own plays to be quite frankly bizarre and his book on the subject poorly reasoned.
At his best, however, Sobran was second to none. Read full article here.