If you’re one of the four-or-so frequent readers of this here blog, chances are you also occasionally check out the New York Times op-ed page. You may even know the names: Thomas “Friedman’s Just Another Word For Nothing Left to Lose” Friedman, Gail “The Colander” Collins, Nicholas “The Dark Crystal” Kristof, &c. Well, I’ve decided to devote a daily feature to these folks, by daily pointing out one line that is either awesome, funny, insightful, intelligent, ridiculous, or utterly divorced from reality. I hope you enjoy.
Today’s is from Maureen “Refrigerator” Dowd’s column “Kicking the Hornet’s Nest,” in which she writes on the attempted cover-up of John Edwards’ affair:
In December 2007, the former senator called [Andrew] Young, saying that he needed to find a “way out of this thing,” and outlined a scheme to outsource sin that made F. Scott Fitzgerald’s careless Buchanans seem models of responsibility.