New York Times explores cats versus dogs: Amanda Hess graduated from George Washington U in 2007. That suggests that she isn't a child.
We can't necessarily say the same for her editors at the New York Times. Yesterday, we saw this on the Times' page A3, then quickly repressed the experience:
The ConversationIt was Monday's most watched video! We marked this in our hard-copy Times, then skillfully repressed the memory of this thing we'd seen.
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4. Dogs Took Over the Internet. Our Souls Are at Stake.
Monday's most watched video was the first episode of the second season of "Internetting With Amanda Hess," in which Ms. Hess explains how "the online rivalry between cats and dogs plays out like a battle for the soul of the Internet."
Just now, we stumbled across the video in question. We proceeded to watch as much of the piddle as we could bear.
The newspaper is the New York Times. The journalist isn't a child.
Meanwhile, Donald J. Trump is now the commander in chief. When you consider the sheer inanity of us the liberals and our upper-end journalistic elites, can anyone really fail to see how we all got to this place?
Trump had a girl friend back in 06! That, and the difference between cats and dogs, defines what we care about.
Back before Jason Zinoman: Long ago and far away, "Dogs are like X but cats are like Y" was one of the hackneyed premises that got a beginner comedian ridiculed at an open mike night.
Now, the sillybill premise rules the roost at the New York Times. Could we possibly build a world of this type without producing a Donald J. Trump? Have you ever read Kevin Drum's work on what lead did to our brains?