Pulitzer Prize In Commentary For 2016 (April 11, 2016)
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x “They have strayed off the reservation for two years and rewarded commentators in the hinterland. From Detroit to Houston. Now they must return to the ranch. This is the year for either the Post or the Times. This is the year that the two divisions of the ‘War and Wall Street Party’ pick their puppets. This is the year that someone who champions the interests of the ‘R’ division of the ‘War and Wall Street Party’ gets the nod.”
y “Brooks or Douthat.”
x “Or their ilk. Someone who challenges fundamental assumptions is lost.”
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Bumper sticker of the week:
April 15: In 1947, Jackie Robinson took the field at Ebbet’s Field as the first Black major league baseball player; in 1997 Major League Baseball retired his number 42. A fine and felicitous recognition.