Eli takes a break from science/policy blogging to bring you the definitive David Brooks takedown by Patrick Non-White at Popehat. Popehat is a libertarian blog that believes in punishing patent trolls and is rather absolute on free speech issues. David Brooks is a twit who has column inches in the NY Times, a punching bag for many, including Charles Pierce. Brooks recently outdid himself with a screed on the even more evil weed, and the entire blogosphere, left, right and confused took after his with a mighty grin. None better than Popehat which starts in best
Roger Vadim Claude Lalouche fashion to describe Brook's ride through DC. . ..
The silver 2001 BMW 535i roared through Adams Morgan, occasionally screeching over the sidewalks as my accountant wrenched both hands from the wheel for another toke at the weed-pipe. "Gadzooks, man!" I shouted. "Can you keep it together for another fifteen miles, or at least outside the District limits?" We were halfway through our 35 mile journey from Bethesda to Falls Church, with enough dangerous narcotics to stun a grizzly bear in the trunk: We'd started with nine ounces of weed, six rocks of crack, a sugar jar full of blow, 36 vicodin tablets, a cage filled with live Bolivian arrow toads, and two jars of ketamine. Plus two quarts of Beefeater gin, a case of Schlitz malt liquor, and a four ounce ball of Afghan hash: Surely enough to get this pair of degenerate drug addicts to Fall's Church. After that what man could say? . . .Read the rest only after protecting your LCD