Funniest sentence I’ve read today

“I want to make it crystal clear that the “centrism” here is entirely about gesture, tone, and affect. It’s got nothing to do with substance.” — David Roberts at Gristmill

As if the whole “left”/”right” dichotomy isn’t predicated on gestures, tones and affects. Being on the “left” is being in a club. Being on the “right” is being in a club. Both clubs have secret handshakes, slogans and banners.

And knowledge of the truth isn’t an exclusive benefit of membership in either club.