Astonishment watch: Yglesias joins "Buzzards" reading group!

THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016

Slowest kid in the class:
We just read a new post by Matt Yglesias via a link from Kevin Drum. It appears at the brainy site, Vox.

Yglesias' post concerns test scores from major urban school systems. We take it as proof of the following points:

Yglesias is the slowest kid in the whole school system. In the entire system, not just in the whole school.

Drum was right all along. Until fairly recently, lead in the air fried the brains of everyone in the whole country.

Almost surely, Donald Trump is going to win. Our team is simply too incompetent to succeed at any task.

Yglesias' post is stunning, amazing. How did our vaunted liberal team turn out to be like this?

22 comments:

  1. Yglesias has never been nor is now a liberal.

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      Mighty Dr Keke Has Done it again..My names are Sonya Weisner from USA. My ex split up with me 2 months ago and I have been trying to get him back since then. he left me with no contact and just ignores me constantly. I have pleaded and begged him through texts messages for him to come back to me but he wont reply, I wanted him back desperately. We where in a very good and sound relationship, I cry myself to sleep all the time yet he just ignores me and gets on with his life like I didn't exist with a New girlfriend, we where couple for over a year, I tried my best to get him back but did not work out until I found a spell caster called Mighty Dr Keke Odin in USA who help me and cast a unique and pure powerful love spell for which I use in getting back my ex back within 48 hours. You can contact him as follows

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      Mighty Dr Keke Has Done it again..My names are Sonya Weisner from USA. My ex split up with me 2 months ago and I have been trying to get him back since then. he left me with no contact and just ignores me constantly. I have pleaded and begged him through texts messages for him to come back to me but he wont reply, I wanted him back desperately. We where in a very good and sound relationship, I cry myself to sleep all the time yet he just ignores me and gets on with his life like I didn't exist with a New girlfriend, we where couple for over a year, I tried my best to get him back but did not work out until I found a spell caster called Mighty Dr Keke Odin in USA who help me and cast a unique and pure powerful love spell for which I use in getting back my ex back within 48 hours. You can contact him as follows

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    2. Life is all about good and bad experience
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  2. Vox crashes my computer. I have a bad graphics card.

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  4. This post suggests once again that Somerby fans care more about stories debunking rape claims than education myths. Using my ability to count with both rough thumbs.

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    1. "debunking rape claims"

      That other anon was right: you're a loony.

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    2. But, I wasn't anon when I noted the loon!

      Here, @9:58, one of our resident loonies (The same one? Who can tell -- or care?) rolls out a hoary old troll chestnut: There are few comments, so readers don't care!

      Once however, you have realized that the majority of comments here are from trolls, another conclusion suggests itself: the trolls aren't sure yet how they're supposed to rebut the Awful Somerby's charges against Yglesias!

      The best they've got, apparently, is the sad, inadvertently hilarious "Yglesias is no liberal!"

      The trolls couldn't be expected to read Yglesias' column, nor having tried to read it, understand what a failure it represents.

      All our trolls know is this: Somerby Must Be Wrong. It is their rock.

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    3. Chestnut O'HoaryJune 24, 2016 at 1:48 PM

      Once, however, you have realized I wasn't the commenter you called a loon then you will find another excuse for displaying bad judgement in defense of the blogger with bad judgement.

      Then, when others have realized that Nona Nym's attacks on people NN calls "trolls" pretty much represents all NN ever offers as commentary, the conclusion that the words "sock" and "puppet" apply might suggest itself.

      Oh, in regard to your suggestion that noting the lack of commentary is just a hoary old chestnut, we suggest you bring that up with the blogger the next time he leaps to a conclusion about liberals not caring about children of a different color. Perhaps the two of you can discuss it when you meet each evening to hum the analysts to sleep with their favorite union lullabye,

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    4. OMG YESSS Nona Nym am a sock puppet!!

      Whatever you actually /mean/ by that must be pretty interesting...

      Until then:

      Got anything regarding Ygelsias, troll?

      Regarding "debunking rape claims?"

      But you've definitely found a compelling parallel there between dearth of comments on a low-traffic blog and absence of interest (& absence of competence!) in reporting in major media, though. Maybe see how well you can milk that grizzled teat, hmm?

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    5. I'd say the people who leap to conclusions about lack of coverage equalling lack of interest (liberals don't care about black children) are like Bob...but wait, are they really more like those who conclude questioning coverage of a sexual assault trial proves is sexist (men don't care about what women think or feel)? That would make them like the people NN called loons.

      In fact, both might be similar, in which case NN recognizes the lunacy of Bob except when practiced by Bob.

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    6. As expected, nothing -- and in only 85 words!

      "The lunacy of Bob" surmising that the continuous failure of coverage of urban schools -- not, to be sure, the failure of such coverage to exist (as if in parallel with a dearth of comments), but rather the failure of such coverage to be competent, the failure of such coverage to demonstrate awareness of long-known issues -- yes, it's surely "lunacy" to surmise this demonstrates a lack of "caring" as Somerby so often charges.

      Yes, that's definitely a "lunacy" equivalent to thinking that few comments on a little-read blog shows that those readers also don't care.

      Hello? A call from the Sample Size district of False Equivalenceville is coming in for you, troll.

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    7. Nona Nym would rather jump of the Golden Gate Bridge than admit he/Bob accused liberals and the liberal media of not reporting on black children in schools and thus not caring about black children.

      Bob readers show the same interest in educational issues as Bob suggests liberals have.

      Give them a good rap on a rape story or a black crime story and they'll fall all over themselves to comment.

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    8. BS has often made the point that the press covers the *gap* in black/white test scores much more often than the significant increases in the scores of black children.

      You are again using a "slippery dishonesty" when you try to hang onto a tortured equivalence.

      Bad reporters do this very often. They start with the premise, then bend and squeeze anything close to a fact (or not so close) to support their forgone conclusion.

      Remember, the reason we have freedom of the press in this nation is so that the news industry can make money.

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    9. A little more nothing from our troll contingent @8:51.

      So visibly getting your bare ass whupped & handed to you, you whine Nona Nym must be Somerby -- As if it mattered: no.

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    10. Bob readers would rather defend Bob than comment on an education story.

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