Bill Kristol at the Times

This announcement reads like a parody of lefty self-flagellation:

The Times Adds an Op-Ed Columnist

Echoing this thing, it’s pretty tough to argue that rightist media is more self-critical when you examine this dealie: you have a commentator dude who’s not only kept up his unflinching pro-war thing even as the rationale looks worse and worse, but has called for criminal prosecution of the very “liberal” media outlet that just hired him on as a commentator. Meanwhile, the media outlet both hires him anyway and makes a point to echo his past denunciations of said outlet.

Assuming you think the Times opinion page editors are liberal, I’ll echo walking-in-snowy-woods dude Robert Frost on this one: “A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in an argument.”

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One Response to “Bill Kristol at the Times”

  1. Pat,
    I just discovered your website/ I do not have a computer here in Mississippi so i use the public library’s.
    Your Dad and I intwend to sell the old house in Swissvale.
    You and Geeta are always welcome to visit Mississippi.
    Right now we are planting our huge garden.
    I am surprised that Myron Cope has died and that Bill Cower is not the coach of the Steelers and that Tom Murphy is not the mayor of “The Burg.

    Posted by Uncle John | March 20th, 2008 at 1:55 pm

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