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 the Mustache of Wisdom himself, Thomas Friedman, who in his column today, “ISIS and SISI,” writes:
Unfortunately, it might take exhausting all other options before a critical mass is developed that internalizes this basic fact.
First, that’s a horrendous sentence that is, in itself, meaningless. Also, this column is, well, stupid. DID YOU KNOW GOD SPELLED BACKWARD IS DOG???