Daily Archives: September 1, 2009

Brooklyn, by Colm Toibin

Brooklyn, by Colm Toibin

Brooklyn, by Colm Toibin

Understated and brilliant. Double Yeh’s!

Who do you know?

They should convene a panel for the next Meet the Press with Jenna Bush Hager, Luke Russert, Liz Cheney, Megan McCain and Jonah Goldberg, and they should have Chris Wallace moderate it.  They can all bash affirmative action and talk about how vitally important it is that the U.S. remain a Great Meritocracy because it’s really unfair for anything other than merit to determine position and employment.

Jenna Bush, assiduously studying for her future as NBCs national education consultant.

Jenna Bush, assiduously studying for her future as NBC's "national education consultant."

Got a famous parent? Get a job. Not that there’s anything new here, as I was punted aside at CBS News decades ago for some Kissinger filles. Still, when you’re looking for work, it’s gotta’ piss you off. I mean, Jenna’s “redeemed” herself and everything, but we need her as a national “expert” on education, literacy, and child welfare? I guess Pinochet’s kids’ English ain’t good enough.

Read the rest of Glenn Greenwald’s rant here.