Update: The “New Republic” pulls the article and apologizes. But really, what we’re they thinking.
The full article is archived, as least as of this writing, here. Another eye-popping passage:
Mary Pete is a neoliberal and a Jeffersonian meritocrat, which is to say he’s just another unrepentant or at least unexamined beneficiary of white male privilege…. Like Kirsten Gillibrand, he believes in “healthy capitalism,” which is a bit like saying you believe in “healthy cancer”: Yeah, you can (usually) treat it, but wouldn’t you rather be cured?