The Biggest Nitwit
The wrongheadedness of David Brooks column today is all over the blogosperhe. Silencing critique by accusing your attacker of racism is a weak and sorry tactic.
One may wonder how such a foolish man could possibly rate a prime spot in the nations premier daily. Well Tom Tomorrow has a theory. He writes...
"David Brooks' column is probably the strongest evidence of pervasive liberal bias at the Times. Okay, the editors thought, we've taken some hits lately with this whole Blair/Raines business. We'll reassert our objectivity by adding a conservative voice to the Op-Ed page. But--they say, allowing themselves just a hint of a smile--it has to be the biggest nitwit we can find."
Also be sure to read down. He shares another interesting theory of who may have been leaking dubious information to a well known Washington Post columnist.
Read the whole thing here.