Go, Tweed Racer, Go!Next week: "Edmund Burke Buys a Sporty Red Convertible."
I have previously mentioned that it is a remarkable thing that last Friday, The New York Times paid Mr. David Brooks -- America's Most Ubiquitous Conservative Public Intellectual -- real American money to write an entire column parsing what "cool" meant.
How Cool Works in America Today
The cool person is...
And that on Tuesday, The New York Times paid Mr. Brooks even more real American money to spend an entire column explaining "manliness".
Before Manliness Lost Its Virtue
And so it was probably inevitable that today you would open up your New York Times today and find that the Sulzberger family had handed Mr. Brooks still more real American money for this:
Can People Change After Middle Age?