Contrarian Coffee

TNR’s Conor Clarke has some beef with a few of the media types featured on the Starbucks coffee cups.

    So what is Jonah Goldberg, the unflappably chummy editor-at-large of National Review, doing in not just one but thousands of Starbucks coffeehouses across the land? … Spend enough time in Starbucks and you’ll see cups with quotes from former Bush speechwriter David “Axis of Evil” Frum (“In politics, partisanship is a force that can make things happen”); right-wing radio chatterbox and Passion of the Christ groupie Michael Medved (“The biggest problem with mass media isn’t low quality–it’s high quantity”); and Discovery Institute bio-ethicist Wesley J. Smith (“The morality of the 21st Century will depend on how we respond to this simple but profound question: Does every human life have equal moral value simply and merely because it is human?”).

Now, now, boys…there’s always Cosi…