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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
“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
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
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
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
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
I cannot help myself with the #brooksmeme
Why am I always the last to see these things?
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.