David Brooks On Bachmann
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David Brooks’s column, linked by Steve Sailer below, ends with this:

The final message is that members of the leadership class have done nothing to police themselves. The Wall Street-Industry-Regulator-Lobbyist tangle is even more deeply enmeshed.

People may not like Michele Bachmann, but when they finish "Reckless Endangerment" they will understand why there is a market for politicians like her. They'll realize that if the existing leadership class doesn't redefine "normal" behavior, some pungent and colorful movement will sweep in and do it for them.[Who Is James JohnsonNew York Times,June 16, 2011]

That's what we've been saying for years. The difference is that we would include David Brooks as part of the problem.

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