Thursday, August 25, 2011

George Will Wins The Summer Smugness Prize

I think it was Mark Twain who criticized an author, saying "that isn't writing. It's typing."

I felt the same way when I read George Will's victory lap around the Governor's mansion and Capitol Square.


Bill Kurtz said...

For a proper antidote to the unbearably smug Will, go to the Washington Post website for a column by Greg Sargent that puts this in perspective.
And by the way, where's the bipartisanship Walker was purporting to offer lately? Sure doesn't sound like it was served to Will at the governor's mansion.

Ron R said...

The bipartisanship is probably right next to the reasoned debate that Obama promised after the Arizona shootings.

r said...

The residues of liberalism’s "Wisconsin Woodstock — 1960s radicalism redux: operatic lamentations, theatrical demonstrations and electoral futilities — are words of plaintive defiance painted on sidewalks around the state capitol. “Solidarity forever” was perhaps painted by a graduate student forever at the University of Wisconsin."

I like the way he leads with "The residues of liberalism's Wisconsin Woodstock" -- it's like is George Will is cleaning out the Bong of His own Dogma.

Bill Kurtz said...

Ron R, let's see who's offering reasoned debate? Rick Perry? Michele Bachmann?