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 Maureen Dowd, who in her stupid-as-fuck column today, “Is Barry Whiffing?” writes:
A singles hitter doesn’t scare anybody.
Look, this column was so stupid I almost took it out of contention because it made me physically angry. But, Jesus, that line is so stupid even out of context, and that’s the whole point of this feature. She doesn’t even fucking get baseball. Base hits win games. Go fuck yourself.