Wednesday, January 14

Who did Barack Obama have dinner with last night?

Kristol, Harvard.
Will, Oxford and Princeton
Brooks, University of Chicago
Krauthammer, Harvard Medical School, McGill, and Oxford

And if this Harvard graduate had been cooking, I would have served this list a nice plate of crow:

But I digress. Folks, this is NOT "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." This is, perhaps, a mirrored, inverted version of The Grand Illusion, where instead of two aristocratic enemies recognizing that the war will destroy their class privilege, a group of class-privilege-ists agree that the "war against intellect" is over and it's time to sit down and reinstate the privilege to which they have become accustomed. I don't think anyone has any illusions, however, that all of the columnists in attendance sacrificed truth in the service of ideology.

Queue Red Buttons at a Dean Martin Roast: Ann Coulter, Bill O'Reilly, and Sean Hannity never got a dinner.

UPDATE. Aw hell. Driftglass says it's Casablanca. Nevermind.


  1. 'Kristol, Harvard. Will, Oxford and Princeton. Brooks, University of Chicago. Krauthammer, Harvard Medical School, McGill, and Oxford.'

    Oh, I thought it was some personages of relevance and import, but it was just yesterday's cheerleaders of empire. Never mind.


  2. cI like the symbolism but can't believe Obama thinks anything of substance would come of that dinner.

    That list of attendees have collectively had their choo choo train of sanity run off the tracks years ago.

  3. This talk of eating crows must simply cease!


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