December 30, 2013
Obama idolater to teach 'humility'
David Brooks is a New York Times columnist, an occupation not much noted for the quality of humility. But Brooks has known humiliation first hand. He was the first prominent conservative (as he was known at the time, in fact the Times' resident token conservative) to sacrifice his credibility on the altar of Obama worship. He will forever best known for these words, written upon encountering then-Senator Obama for the first time: "I remember distinctly an image of--we were sitting on his couches, and I was looking at his pant leg and his perfectly creased pant, and I'm thinking, a) he's going to be president and b) he'll be a very good president." So perhaps he has learned something about humility (though I doubt it). Joe Coscarelli of New York Magazine reports: Star New York Times columnist and Jay-Z enthusiast David Brooks is taking his talents to New Haven. The Yale Herald's Bullblog noticed that every liberals' "favorite conservative"...(Read Full Post)