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 David Brooks, who in his column today, “The Big Debate,” writes:
The quickest way around all this is to use elite Simpson-Bowles-type commissions to push populist reforms.
Because Simpson Bowles even worked out well.