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 Thomas Friedman because of course it is. In his column today, “Take a Deep Breath,” he writes:
How did we start getting so afraid again so fast? Didn’t we build a Department of Homeland Security?
Nooooope, this is where I get off.