Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Quote of the year — 2017

The problem, of course, is that the places that have obsessively run those stories for the past year aren’t really news outfits—not anymore. They are in the aromatherapy business.
Lee Smith

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Romanticizing Hunter-Gatherers

Analyzed here.

Fake News from Coyne


The NYT calls BS, as Althouse notes.  Coyne didn't just pass on the fake WaPo report, but cited “readers” and riffed on this. This is a portrait of a man with an impaired confirmation bias sensor.  Coyne is I think an honest guy, but he just lets his biases rule him sometimes.

Saturday, December 9, 2017