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Brooks Blasts Kos

Oh, how I'd like to violate the fair use doctrine with David Brooks' latest column blasting Markos Moulitsas. But, alas, I can only offer a snippet of Brooks' satirical takedown:

They say that the great leaders are gone and politics has become the realm of the small-minded. But in the land of the Lilliputians, the Keyboard Kingpin must be accorded full respect.

The Keyboard Kingpin, a k a Markos Moulitsas Zúniga, sits at his computer, fires up his Web site, Daily Kos, and commands his followers, who come across like squadrons of rabid lambs, to unleash their venom on those who stand in the way. And in this way the Kingpin has made himself a mighty force in his own mind, and every knee shall bow.

As expected, one of Kos's goose-stepping lieutenants by the name of "mcjoan" retaliates with an interminable list of diatribes against Brooks, concluded by her (his?) own:

What has been amply demonstrated is David Brooks' willingness to lie about anything and everything to serve his Republican masters. Nothing he writes is to be taken seriously or believed. He just does not tell the truth.

Brooks serving his Republican masters? At the New York Times? Despite the fact that David Brooks is moderate and exceedingly mild mannered - not to mention very critical of the Bush administration on a whole host of issues - he must be part of some top-secret "neocon" listserv (which includes Lieberman-lover Marty Peretz, no doubt) that is beamed out weekly direct from the Blackberry of _________ (insert name of most-hated member of Zionist-Likudnik cabal running the White House and the country).

Surely that's where Brooks gets instructions about which topics he should write about, and which ones he should "starve of oxygen."