April 29, 2017

Journos Respond Harshly, Profanely to Bret Stephens’ First NY Times Column

On Friday (appearing in Saturday’s print edition), the New York Times published its first column by Bret Stephens, the former Wall Street Journal columnist recently hired as a “conservative” voice. Its theme was that the political “hyperbole” about climate change doesn’t match the underlying science — even if one trusts the underlying science. That alone was enough to send journalists into unhinged and often profane orbit.

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Saturday Off-Topic (Moderated) Open Thread (042917)

Filed under: Lucid Links — Tom @ 6:00 am

This open thread is meant for commenters to post on items either briefly noted below (if any) or otherwise not covered at this blog. Rules are here.

Positivity: Young Cubs Fan Works Hard And Get A Great Surprise

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 5:55 am

I can relate to this, as can any other person who was a baseball fan as a kid. Watch (HT Weasel Zippers):