Men Need Saving Too, Says Middle-Aged White Man

David Brooks, known recently for rewriting the work of one of his college students and expressing that in his humble opinion, the Egyptian people aren't ready for Democracy, has chosen to yet again comment on something that means nothing. His most recent column is devoted to The New Problem That Has No Name: the… » 7/16/13 3:45pm 7/16/13 3:45pm

What Doesn't Change Stays The Same

Nixon may still be dead, but some things in life do have to change. Our hangovers, though, don't have to! Nor does our obsession with economics, David Brooks, debtor culture, whether we should really like Cindy McCain, fake interviews, Condi's exercise regimen, our hatred for Karl Rove and Ken Paves' competition. All… » 7/22/08 10:30am 7/22/08 10:30am

Does Karl Rove Covet Barack Obama's Beautiful Debutante Wife?

"Even if you never met him, you know this guy. He's the guy at the country club with the beautiful date, holding a martini and a cigarette that stands against the wall and makes snide comments about everyone who passes by." That, we're pretty sure you've heard already, is Karl Rove's gimlet eyed character assessment » 6/24/08 10:30am 6/24/08 10:30am

Phyllis Schlafly Achieves Yet Another Degree Without Actually Absorbing…

  • So, like, do you ever read the little box at the beginning of every issue of the Economist where it explains that the magazine was "first published in 1843 to take part in "a severe contest between intelligence, which presses forward, and an unworthy, timid ignorance obstructing our progress." I don't know why that…
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Clinton, Obama Field Tough Questions About Flag Pins, Third Grade

You know how the American public is sick of "politics as usual"? Well so yesterday I had a feeling I wanted to stay away from the Democratic Primary debate in Pennsylvania but it seems like Charlie Gibson and George Stephanopoulos were determined to poison me anyway and somewhere between Bosnia and Bittergate and a… » 4/17/08 10:00am 4/17/08 10:00am