Category Archives: Bobo

David F. Brooks Replies to Axios

As regular readers know, I am no longer on the David Fking Brooks beat. It is being handled with more and better aplomb by my betters than I could ever muster. I cannot read Brooks without having an unpleasant out … Continue reading

Posted in Axios, Bobo, Both Sides, media, NY Times | 6 Comments

And If You Were Spiderman, Bobo?

“If you could go back to 1889 and strangle Adolf Hitler in his crib, would you do it? At one level, the answer is obvious. Of course, you should. If there had been no Hitler, presumably the Nazi Party would … Continue reading

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Both Sides Don’t, cont.

The ever-polite Ezra Klein ever-politely rips a new hole into David Brooks for his latest preposterous column in the NYTimes. Here’s my favorite exchange: DB: In my ideal world, the Obama administration would do something Clintonesque: They’d govern from the … Continue reading

Posted in Bobo, Pundits who make me crazy

Yale Parents: Ask for your money back

David Brooks to Teach ‘Humility’ at Yale Jeebus, the guy who will never admit that he has been wrong about anything (and lord, has he ever been right about anything?) is going to teach a class on humility? But the … Continue reading

Posted in Bobo, education, People Dumber than Dolphins, Wingnuttia

Up Yours with People

David Brooks digs rock and roll In general, I’m not opposed to David F***ing Brooks going to Europe to attend a Bruce Springsteen concert. It’s the probability that he will return that is getting my knickers in a twist. Anyway, … Continue reading

Posted in Bobo, Death of the Media, Pop Culture | 9 Comments

And then I closed the browser

The question remains, is David Brooks an idiot or a moron? Anyway, today Bobo gives us a scolding moral lesson using Jeremy Lin of all people: Jeremy Lin is anomalous in all sorts of ways. He’s a Harvard grad in … Continue reading

Posted in Bobo, People Dumber than Dolphins, Pundits who make me crazy | 7 Comments

Bobo and the Birds

I cannot help myself with the #brooksmeme

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Day late to the Bobo Meme

Why am I always the last to see these things?

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David Brooks has a blog

Well, there goes the neighborhood. At anyrate, yesterday he decided to blog about porn. David Brooks and porn, there’s a sentence that ought to create shrinkage.

Posted in blogging, Bobo, Pundits who make me crazy, Wingnuttia