Posts tagged David Brooks

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.
One of many comments about a prohibitionist screed published in the New York Times today in David Brooks Outgrew Smoking Pot & Thinks You Stupid Stoners Should Be In Jail: Gothamist
I saw this on MTP for a second to, Brooks’ arrogance lead to me changing the channel right away.
A reply to this made a good runner-up.
@frankconniff It’s telling that Brooks thinks that’s a criticism.— David Hines (@dbh1ne2) December 30, 2012

I saw this on MTP for a second to, Brooks’ arrogance lead to me changing the channel right away.

A reply to this made a good runner-up.

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.