Sometimes someone says something and you say (or I say), “Hey, I wanna make fun of that person.”
And then you say, “You know, on second thought, I don’t even want to talk about it.”
Then, on third thought, “I don’t even want to think about it.”
I’m going to have some more to say later on the whole China issue. But for the moment can we all just agree that the Weekly Standard’s David Brooks has come up with the uckiest metaphor to describe the recent turn in Sino-American relations?
Here’s Brooks describing our ‘position’ last night on The Newshour:
Well, the President responded in an honest way, and maybe he was right to tail back. You know, when you’re being pawed by a dirty old man and he’s got something you need, maybe you just have to sit and take it, but the – the mistake would be to treat this as a discreet event which, you know, we’ve got a result and so let’s be happy.
Satire? Ohhhhh the possibilities are endless…
P.S. You got something against David Brooks? No, not in the least. But how could I pass that one up?