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A Reasonable Man“:

The NPR building in downtown Washington is the closest thing there is to a liberal Death Star.

Whiskey tango foxtrot.

He watched a lot of movies in college. He gets liberals.

It’s like watching a train wreck.

If his even-handedness feels calculated, that’s because it is. Anytime he speaks with a Republican senator, he tries to talk to a Democrat next. If he reads National Review’s The Corner, he then visits the Huffington Post.

Noted without comment.

Matt Taibbi on True/Slant called Brooks, among other things, a “spineless Beltway geek” on a “pencil-pusher’s eternal quest for macho cred” who “looks like a professional groveler/ass-kisser” and is “the kind of person who even in his spare time would pay a Leona Helmsley look-alike a thousand dollars to take a shit on his back.”

Recreational preferences aside, Brooks says he agrees with some of the criticism. “Often you’ll read a commentary about the column and think, That’s actually correct,” he says.

Written by geek

05/07/2010 at 11:42 pm

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