Saturday, January 17, 2009

Counting Applebee's Signs

Matt Taibbi's latest piece on the insufferable gasbag Tom Friedman is filled with little treasures like this:

This is Friedman’s life: He flies around the world, eats pricey lunches with other rich people and draws conclusions about the future of humanity by looking out his hotel window and counting the Applebee’s signs.

It's well worth reading the entire article if you need a good does of laughter at the expense of a guy who still wears turtlenecks.

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