Tuesday, September 04, 2012

We have some opinions up in here.

While walking the dog, after watching more of the Democratic National Convention than I would have thought probable, or advisable:

Me: So David Brooks thinks they'll need to talk about the economy more, because that's what independent voters care about.

The historian: (with some starch) Frankly, I could not care less what David Brooks has to say.

Me: [laughs] Yeah, he sees himself as the voice of the independent voter.

The historian: In fact, I don't care what any of those commentators have to say. They could just describe what happened, and then they could just be quiet.

(I loved this so much it hurt a little bit.)



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