Sunday’s NYT: The Drive-by Edition


Who out there is remotely surprised by this disclosure?

The unemployment world is flat.

“The numbers were all written on betting slips, and I’d put the slips on the bottom of a bag, and then I’d put some doughnuts on top of the slips and some powdered sugar on top of the doughnuts and go make my drop, because who is going to stop a 13-year-old kid carrying a bag of doughnuts?”

This is way better than that time the city was told to ‘drop dead’ but there is still the problem of who will be doing the spending.

New York, through a Russian lens.

Recession the new Canada, dog.

Modo rides to Biden’s defense! Also, she mentions Gawker — the blogger/MSM continuum rips just a little bit.

At some point we imagine ‘The Cruise Issue’ will include a piece on the glories of riding the Staten Island ferry.


Honestly, once we got to the phrase ‘gated community’ we decided we were willing to stick with the one we have…Wild West, etc.

Sort of like the MLB version of George telling Jerry that ‘it’s not a lie if you believe it.”

“But we do know this much. Just as in the presidential campaign, Obama has once again outwitted the punditocracy and the opposition. The same crowd that said he was a wimpy hope-monger who could never beat Hillary or get white votes was played for fools again.”