His Haughtiness

David Brooks, the aggressively moderate swell who writes aggressively moderate columns for The New York Times, is seldom so entertaining as when he gets haughty. It affronts him when people of any other political persuasion but his own make mock of his helpful suggestions on how to put the world right–well, center right, anyway–so he gets… Continue reading His Haughtiness

Can’t You Trump Voters Just Own It, Already?

Trump voters are sad that people are mad at their support for the Orange Menace. From the New York Times: “We’re backed into a corner,” said Mr. Medford, 46, whose business teaches people to be filmmakers. “There are at least some things about Trump I find to be defensible. But they are saying: ‘Agree with us… Continue reading Can’t You Trump Voters Just Own It, Already?

The Neo-Nazi (Who Wants To Be) Next Door

I’ve seen documentaries about Neo-Nazis and skinheads many times before, so nothing in this one, posted today at The New York Times, comes as a huge shock. The subject here, Kynan Dutton, combines raging racial paranoia with a dim kind of nerdiness, like a bigoted version of Mark Borchardt. I doubt he’ll follow in the footsteps of… Continue reading The Neo-Nazi (Who Wants To Be) Next Door