Shorter Bobo: I find the "technocrats" in the Obama administration demoralizing because they don't understand the core of any successful anti-poverty formula: unplanned pregnancies, and plenty of 'em. And don't.
As you might expect, Ross Douthat is unhappy about the backlash against the Komen Foundation's decision to defund Planned Parenthood. Much of his argument consists of assertions of media bias.
David Brooks has an argument that the co-winner of yesterday's caucuses is a different type of conservatism. Unlike that upper-class swell Mitt Romney, you see, Santorum offers a frothy agenda.
Shorter Bobo: "There are too many states nowadays. Please eliminate three. Also, too much premarital sex. I am not a crackpot."
Tom Friedman has a column about the folly of open-ended military commitments in Iraq and Afghanistan. At least its bottom line, it must be noted, is correct. Omitted: and recognition.
Shorter Bobo: "'Stagnant social mobility' and the concentration of wealth within a self-perpetuating plutocracy are completely separate problems. And people without college degrees would magically become more prosperous if they.
Jamelle has dealt with Bobo's hilarious attempt to get in on Friedman's radical centrist racket, but there's a bit I can't help but quote. As Jamelle says, Brooks is contemptuous.
Yesterday LGM's palatial capital region offices received their copy of Corey Robin's The Reactionary Mind. If I understand correctly, one of the book's main arguments is that attempts to distinguish.