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David Brooks’ syllabus

Good Grief, Charlie Brown! For farts and giggles I read Bobo’s column today and immediately had a flashback to Poli-sci 101 (which we used to call “nap time”) and burst into a cold sweat; could there be a quiz coming? … Continue reading

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Bobo sings the praise of the squishy middle

Senator Lindsey Graham, Our Hero Our Miss Brooks, strikes again. Bobo and Gail Collins agree that Senator Graham is amongst the finest in the Men’s Club: As far as I’m concerned Graham is the bravest politician in the country, bar … Continue reading

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The United States of Amnesia

Bobo regurgitates the talking point that the right so desperately wants to believe: “Between 1997 and 2006, consumers, lenders and builders created a housing bubble, and pretty much the entire establishment missed it. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the … Continue reading

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The progressive conservatism of Bobo

They say that you end up with the face that you deserve, and in Bobo’s case it should be plural. Today, Bobo again lays claims to the ideological center, which is amusing because he describes his political belief as progressive … Continue reading

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Revisionism today

The Opinionator feature in the NYTimes features some hardy-fellow-well-met drivel from some of their columnists, usually Bobo and Gail Collins (every other week), doing some sort of He-said, She-said dance. Sometimes it is funny, and sometimes, like today, I want … Continue reading

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Shorter David Brooks:

“I had 800 words to file to make my paycheck.” I’m guessing that Bobo no longer even tries. This was just about as stupid as he gets in his patented technique to be seen as the squishy middle: Make a … Continue reading

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David Brooks: Asshole or Venal Asshole?

David Brooks makes Tengrain’s skin crawl with his toadying for his wealthy readers. Continue reading

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