If you frequent this here premier “web log,” there’s a good chance you may once or twice have read 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 Gail Collins, who in her column today, “The Panda Angle,” writes:
We all know that we’re not going to be getting a thing out of Congress next year, no matter who wins the elections.
There’s that false equivalence angle sneaking in there. Only one party is holding shit up, Gail, so it does matter who wins the elections.