4. Scott Sumner on middlebrow. And the Jason Crawford guide to Scott Alexander. And Scott Alexander himself. A devastating reply, though I think the screw-up is less competent than a conspiracy. Do notice Scott’s Straussian choice of photo. Here is Matt. A very good piece. I can’t recall the last time I saw such near-unanimous and bipartisan and also highly reasoned condemnation of a feature profile. And Douglas Murray. Those last two paragraphs are a doozy.