Like Donny and Marie, [Romney is] counter-cultural. He doesn’t seem to have experienced the cultural shift of the last few decades. No Lenny Bruce, no Richard Pryor, no Letterman, Seinfeld, Jay-Z or “The View.”
My question is: Is this good or bad? People turn back the clock all the time. Look at the Renaissance.
-- David Brooks, 05/30/12
If Mr. Brooks continues to lie about the past to make his daily bread, one of these fine days the University of Chicago campus police are going to come a'knockin' at his $4M front door with a court order stating that he must:
- Immediately return the degree in History that he somehow scammed them out of, and,
- Stay at least 50 yards away from History and cease and desist from all false, misleading and slanderous public comments about History until such time as he agrees to take and pass a court-approved course in "History Abuse Management."
Until then, don't you think this bit of Mr. Brooks' reflexively fraudulent, hit-and-run Conservatism:
People turn back the clock all the time. Look at the Renaissance.
Reads so much clearer dressed like this?
People turn back the clock all the time. Look at the Taliban.
People turn back the clock all the time. Look at the trial of Galileo.