But this time the paper hasn’t picked an ideologue who is so close to Republican strategists that he could be confused as one half of a Siamese twin. It hasn’t picked someone whose main goal seems to be to elect Republicans (and advocate whatever it takes) and look so much like a cheerleader that high schools send him a wig and uniform (sorry for that imagery).
This time the Times has opted for a young, “new conservative” thinking conservative from one of the most solid print and internet political analysis sources around. DETAILS HERE.
Joe Gandelman is a former fulltime journalist who freelanced in India, Spain, Bangladesh and Cypress writing for publications such as the Christian Science Monitor and Newsweek. He also did radio reports from Madrid for NPR’s All Things Considered. He has worked on two U.S. newspapers and quit the news biz in 1990 to go into entertainment. He also has written for The Week and several online publications, did a column for Cagle Cartoons Syndicate and has appeared on CNN.