David Brooks Has Written The Dumbest Jeremy Lin Column So Far*…

"The moral ethos of sport," writes New York Times op-ed columnist David Brooks today—and let's pause right there for a word of professional advice: if you use the word "sport," you should not be writing about sports, unless you are British and you also write "maths," in which case you may write about "sport" but we… » 2/17/12 4:14pm 2/17/12 4:14pm

I'm Pretty Sure David Brooks Just Blamed The Penn State Riots On…

We missed it over the weekend, but our man Pierce found this little turd of cultural intellection dropped by the Upmarket Jeff Foxworthy. Here's David Brooks responding to host David Gregory on Sunday's Meet the Press (if you're unfamiliar, Meet the Press used to be the Buffalo Bills pregame show). Their subject is… » 11/16/11 12:15pm 11/16/11 12:15pm

Anyone Care What David Brooks Has To Say About Amateurism And The NCAA?

Other than the fact that Upmarket Jeff Foxworthy somehow believes there was once a time of chivalric amateurism, and other than the part where he relishes the supposed irony of lefties advocating capitalism-friendly reform (Saul Alinsky and Marvin Miller would like a word) and also the part where he writes, "College… » 9/23/11 2:06pm 9/23/11 2:06pm