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Must-See: Colbert Skewers Wall Street Journal’s Elitist Attack on NY Bike Share

By Joe Romm on June 13, 2013 at 2:57 pm

"Must-See: Colbert Skewers Wall Street Journal’s Elitist Attack on NY Bike Share"

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Last week, I wrote about how the Wall Street Journal attacked the “totalitarians” behind the “dreadful” Bike Share program that has “begrimed” NY city.

A bemused Stephen Colbert bedevils WSJ editorial board member Dorothy Rabinowitz for her beyond belief be-dumbed elitism:

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6 Responses to Must-See: Colbert Skewers Wall Street Journal’s Elitist Attack on NY Bike Share

  1. Dave S. Nottear says:

    Sometimes the Jester is just as much of a distraction as the ugly ape-kingthingy he pokes fun of.

  2. Sasparilla says:

    It’s too bad Dorothy didn’t say “Let them eat cake” it would have fit with the rest of her chat so well.

    • Mulga Mumblebrain says:

      Rabidowitz’s incontinent outburst would have done her career prospects no harm. She probably got Lord Rupert’s attention, too, and he’s a single guy, again.

  3. prokaryotes says:

    ROFL, that this is even a discussion is beyond me :)

  4. fj says:

    Bicycle and personal rapid transit technologies are so simply positively disruptive and completely able to replace cars with much more advanced human mobility solutions . . . one effective strategy has been to ridicule and stigmatize them; another has been to keep the worlds public roads unsafe for anything other than heavily armored extremely inefficient, wasteful, and dangerous vehicles.

  5. fj says:

    The daunting demands of accelerating and rapidly advancing climate change will force humanity, kicking and screaming, to rapid product design development and broad deployment of advanced net zero transport and transit — often deeply integrated with information and communications technologies (ICTs) — much more practical, safe, and efficient than current systems now rapidly accelerating toward the dust bin of history.