Two Requests About David Brooks's "I Am Not a Member of the South's Republican Tea Party" Column
Apropos of David Brooks:
A Second G.O.P.: Can current Republicans change their underlying mentality?... It’s probably futile to try.... It’s smarter to build a new wing of the Republican Party... that is different the way the Westin is different than the Sheraton...
First, Brian Buetler answers a question from Matthew Ygleias:
"I give up on the GOP, but am not yet ready to be a Dem." RT @mattyglesias I would've liked to read today’s Brooks column in 140 characters.— Brian Beutler (@brianbeutler) January 29, 2013
Second, the one and only @thegarance asks:
Question of the morning: what is the difference btwn a Westin and a Sheraton?— Garance Franke-Ruta (@thegarance) January 29, 2013
And I answer:
The Westin is where you take your trophy wife:
The Sheraton is where they put you up for your business meeting after flying economy class:
Is that clear?