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Maureen Dowd Is Still a Smug Idiot (Reason #115)

Unless we just want to torture some people at brunch by reading it aloud in a comical voice, we steer clear of Maureen Dowd’s cat-lady musings in the Sunday paper. But the self-obsessed dingbat’s latest column apparently targeted 69-year-old singer/songwriter Bob Dylan … because, uh, he didn’t perform enough of his early 1960s material when he played a show in China. Dowd wasn’t there, obviously, and apparently has no idea that Dylan has written and recorded hundreds of songs and dozens of albums since she heard “Blowin’ In the Wind” in that Time-Life ’60s documentary she cries herself to sleep to every night, alone, but that didn’t stop her from the usual NYT op-ed columnist practice of writing 500 trite words about it! Read more on Maureen Dowd Is Still a Smug Idiot (Reason #115)…