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Sunday, August 26, 2012

David Brooks is 'a Slippery Fellow'

David Warsh on David Brooks:

Brooks is a prestidigitator, that wonderful word borrowed from the French, descended from the Latin, meaning juggler, deceiver. He is all the more successful because of his earnest nice-guy manner. But he’s a slippery fellow, frequently passing off Tea Party sleight-of-hand as moderate magic. That’s what makes him fun to read. It also drives his NYT stable-mate Paul Krugman to distraction.

More here.

    Posted by on Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 02:30 PM in Economics, Press | Permalink  Comments (40)


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