New York Times Columnist Line of the Day

If you’re one of the three people who reads this here premier “web log,” you may have once checked out the New York Times op-ed page. You might even recognize the names of the columnists, who every day spout the most conventionally wise of the conventional wisdom. This is a feature that is dedicated to these folks, highlighting one line that is either funny, ridiculous, strange, or actually intelligent or well-written.

Today’s is from—guess who!—David Brooks, who in his column “A Long Obedience,” writes:

But Exodus is a reminder that statecraft is soulcraft, that good laws can nurture better people.

What? No.

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