Sunday, April 15, 2007

Matthew Yglesias Gets Counterfactual!

Matthew Yglesias writes:

Matthew Yglesias / proudly eponymous since 2002: Mallaby's Wolfowitz Dissembling: Sebastian Mallaby would win my "wanker of the day" prize were we to dispense such shrill awards here. Brad DeLong has the goods on his bizarre coverage of Paul Wolfowitz. For years, he slams Wolfowitz's critics and defends his actions. Today he concedes this actions are indefensible -- you can't alienate your staff, make anti-corruption your signature issue, and then be incredibly corrupt -- but won't call for Wolfowitz to be sacked or acknowledge his previous coverage of the issue....

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And yet he's one of the less creepy conservative writers out there, especially compared to other writers at the WP. Being a good conservative writer these days is like losing an ugly contest.

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