academic studies more or less confirm this
Ladies and gentlemen, never, EVER, trust ANYONE who uses the phrase “more or less”. Ever. Is it more? Or is it less? “More or less” is just another way of saying “I have no idea really. Won’t even bother trying.”
And that’s today’s top tip.
I would give just about anything to sit David Brooks down in front of some single mother somewhere who’s pulling two shitty minimum-wage jobs just to be able to afford a pair of $19 Mossimo sneakers at Target for her kid, and have him tell her, with a straight face, that her main problem is that she doesn’t work as hard as Jamie Dimon.