Thursday, November 3, 2005

Shorter David Brooks

Humor alert: David Brooks tries to emulate The DaVinci Code and accuse Harry Reid of seeing conspiracies and cabals everywhere.

Harry Reid sits alone at his kitchen table at 4 a.m., writing important notes in crayon on the outside of envelopes. It’s been four weeks since he launched his personal investigation into the Republican plot to manipulate intelligence to trick the American people into believing Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.

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Harry Reid sits alone at his kitchen table at 4 a.m. Odd thoughts rush through his brain. He cannot trust the letter “r,” so he must change his name to Hawwy Weed. Brian Lamb secretly rules the world by manipulating the serial numbers on milk cartons.

Reid realizes there is only one solution: “Must call a secret session of the Senate. Must expose global conspiracy to sap vital juices! Must expose Republican plot to manipulate intelligence!”

Harry Reid sits alone at his kitchen table at 4 a.m.

Did I say “humor alert”? Oops, my bad. I meant to say “lame humor alert.” David, don’t sit up waiting for Comedy Central to call.

For this they make people pay money for TimesSelect? Oy.