Duncan Black, the blogger formerly known as "Atrios
," coiner of the "friedman unit
," popularizer of the "very serious person
" as a term of derision, chronicler of wanking
in the punditocracy, has been counting down: 9
, to the THE ONE TRUE WANKER OF THE DECADE
posted by ennui.bz
on Apr 17, 2012 -
Brookings Institution analysts Michael O'Hanlon and Kenneth Pollack last week called for another "six months or so
" in Iraq.
The month before, "This is a decisive phase
," a member of Petraeus' staff told [Joe Klein] and began to laugh. "...It's always a decisive phase. But this time, I guess you'd have to say, it actually is."
"Pinky swear?" Klein held out a soft, pink, gullible digit expectantly. "Pinky swear!" the aide responded, shrugging. You people will believe anything.
posted by stupidsexyFlanders
on Aug 8, 2007 -