I know that the New York Times does not care about whether its op-ed stable knows anything about what they are writing about, but even given that, this is ridiculous: >Ross Douthat: The Facebook Illusion: The Web 2.0 illusion survived long enough to cost credulous investors a small fortune last week, in Facebook’s disaster of an initial public offering. >I will confess to taking a certain amount of dyspeptic pleasure from Facebook’s hard landing, which had Bloomberg Businessweek declaring the I.
Why oh why can't we have a better press corps? Is there any respect--any respect--any respect at all in which the New York Times would not be a better publication if Ross Douthat were removed, and replaced by David Leonhardt? I cann... Read Post
Dan Baker: >Douthat Makes It Up On Median Family Income: Ross Douthat struck another blow against fact-based arguments when he told readers that the median family of four has an income of $94,900.... If Douthat wanted to base this a... Read Post
New York Times columnist Ross Douthat writes today about my brother Tim's book, Obamanomics. It is, he writes, the perfect refutation of Keith Olbermann's recent claim that "corporations, by definition, lean to the right." Douthat g... Read Post