Voxsplaining the Pope
I’m a Catholic and have to admit that I’m not sending Pope Francis a Christmas card. I think he’s suffering from the effects of going from, to mix metaphors, a big fish in a small pond (Argentina? Really?) to a little meatball in a big plate of spaghetti. His statements are confusing the faithful and encouraging the enemies of faith, like, for instance, what your | Read More »
Vox’s Definition Problem (And Others)
Vox.com has a problem. They’re not very good at their job, for one, but that’s not the focus of this particular post. Instead, let’s look at Vox’s mission and see if they’ve come anywhere close. “Vox is a general interest news site for the 21st century. Our mission is simple: Explain the news.” This mission is noble enough, I suppose, if you did not look | Read More »
Vox Plays Heads-I-Win, Tails-You-Lose with Immigration
Over at Vox, Ezra Klein has set forth some… interesting theories of how Presidential authority works in the face of Congressional inaction: Douthat may, depending on the details of the policy, be right that Obama intends to push presidential authority beyond where it should properly go. But he skips too lightly over the role congressional dysfunction plays in empowering the executive branch. “Incompetence and gridlock are significant problems, | Read More »
More on the Great Vox Gaza Bridge Pile-On.
Vox thought there was a bridge from the West Bank to Gaza. This becomes more alarming, the more you think about it.
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@Voxdotcom… has no idea of what Japanese popular culture is like, does it?
Does Jeff Bezos ever destroy about $10M or so and send the remains to Ezra Klein? I would.
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Matthew Yglesias is Juice Vox Media’s Village Idiot and Liar-in-Chief
Well, now we know why the Washington Post did not want to invest in Ezra Klein’s “explanatory journalism” nonsense. Turns out it is just a left-wing propaganda tool trying to spin instead of explain. Let us turn our attention to Matthew Yglesias, the Executive Editor of Ezra Klein’s new site. As my friend Pejman Yousefzadeh has well documented, Yglesias is just not that bright. He | Read More »