Posts Tagged ‘Nicholas Kristof’

In which The Gay Recluse scores selected opinions in The Times. Nicholas Kristof/The Terrified Monks The Short Version: Friends! Behold the Indiana Jones of opinion page! In his words: “I sneaked through these Tibetan areas in Gansu and Qinghai Provinces, eluding the troops by taking a local car with curtains pulled over the windows.” Score: […]


In which The Gay Recluse scores selected opinions in The Times. Frank Rich/Party Like It’s 2008 The Short Version: Friends, thank you! I, Frank Rich, have won the Democratic primary! In his words: “This is not 2004, when another Democrat from Massachusetts did for windsurfing what the previous model did for tanks.” Score: B- (Blather) […]


In which The Gay Recluse scores selected opinions in The Times. Gail Collins/The Torch en Route The Short Version: Hillary wants to run. So what?   In his words: “South Dakota wants its turn. It wants to have Chelsea visit its community colleges and refuse to answer questions about Monica Lewinsky. ” Score: A- (Amusing) Collins continues […]


In which The Gay Recluse scores OMG four wtf!? selected opinions in The Times. Franck Rich/The All-White Elephant in the Room The Short Version: The Maverick’s preacher is just as crazy as Obama’s! In his words: “But he did say that God created Hurricane Katrina to punish New Orleans for its sins, particularly a scheduled […]


In which The Gay Recluse scores selected opinions in The Times. Gail Collins/How Will It Play in Apex? The Short Version: It’s hard to say who’s worse: Blabbermouth Bill or The Reverend Wright. In her words: “On the other hand, young voters who have yet to have their hearts broken by a politician find it wicked (sic?) […]


In which The Gay Recluse scores selected opinion pieces in The Times. Frank Rich/How McCain Lost in Pennsylvania The Short Version: We’ll see who’s laughing in November! In his words: “On the way to the finish line, the prolonged primary race, far from destroying the Democratic candidates, may do more insidious damage to the Republican […]


In which The Gay Recluse scores selected opinion pieces in The Times. Gail Collins/Hillary’s Smackdown The Short Version: Don’t panic, it’ll be ok. In her words: “If you want to worry about something, worry about the way both of them have been pandering themselves over the edge.” Score: B (Benign) Although we don’t want to […]