Election 2016

driftglass: David Brooks’ Journey Through The Dark Heart of America Has Been Temporarily Delayed

driftglass.blogspot.comThis turned out to be kind of embarrassing given that Mr. David Brooks’ entire fortune and life of gilded privileged are based entirely on making grand, gassy generalizations about America for our nation’s Newspaper of Record, acting as the in-house tribal grio for a small clutch of very rich, very powerful deluded old plutocrats who desperately want to believe that America was some other kind of country and that their Republican party was being run by some other kind of people. For years, Mr. Brooks obliged their delusions (and made himself rich and influential in the process) by spinning them colorful bi-weekly fairy tales about America as they wished it to be.

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