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Jay C12/01/2019 6:42:16 am PST

re: #164 Targetpractice

Op-ed writer who lives in a NYC condo thinks he is a “Cletus whisperer” because he once talked to a gas station attendant on a weekend jaunt.

That’s what chaps my backside about David Brooks: I think that HE certainly knows better about a lot of the facile “analysis” he spews out, but just assumes that his readership doesn’t: but is merely going to accept his conclusions because he’s this Great Conservative Intellectual; and arguments-from-authority by GCIs is what “upscale” RW punditry is supposed to be about.

I’d forgotten Brooks was a protegé of William F. Buckley: it really shows sometimes…