SLEEPER ON BROOKS….If you’d like to read a nice, stemwinding screed against David Brooks, Jim Sleeper has you covered today. Here it is, for your enjoyment. And to prove that it’s the real deal, written in a righteous fury, it’s even got a bunch of typos that occasionally make it hard to figure out what he’s really saying. But, have no fear, he gets his point across regardless.
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