Reason #1: The big ad that was on the front page of the A section, by none other than the Exxon corporation.
Reason #2: The Bill Kristol experiment.
Reason #3: Bono’s columns. Does hiring a rock star as a columnist sound like an act of gimmicky desperation to anyone else? Here’s a sample: “Football captures motion. But football is not an abstract painting. It is a concrete one. Can it save the world?” Horrid.
Reason #4: Its absurdly equivocating coverage of the slaughter in Gaza.
I know that’s four, but who’s counting? If they sink any further I’m cancelling my subscription…