Broder: “A retiree who writes a column once in a while”

The smack-down of David Broder continues today at Harper’s. Why is anyone still reading him, let alone citing him in Senate floor speeches?

Broder’s Healthcare

By Scott Horton

In a column on Sunday, the Washington Post’s David Broder explains to us that Harry Reid’s healthcare bill is a “budget-buster.” Broder’s latest bloviation even worked its way on to the floor of the Senate prepublication, as Mitch McConnell rushed to tout the latest recruit to the party of No. Harry Reid responded that Broder was “a retiree who writes a column once in a while.” But that was far too kind. [Read on at Harper’s.org]