Worst Op-Ed Ever?

11.19.12

Here's How Not to Craft an Argument

In this Sunday's New York Times, the novelist Lucien Truscott IV manages to set some kind of land-speed record for stupid or wrong observations in the span of a single oped. High among them is his claim that the generals who won World War II did not care about their uniforms. Warning: if the exceptions to your rule about World War II generals include George Patton and Douglas MacArthur, then your rule is wrong.