First we were told that it happened because the people made a deal with the devil. That was the hard core, hard sell version- not too many takers. Now comes this brilliant point by point synopsis from one of our leading analytical thinkers. Fair minded, objective, sympathetic but always on the straight and narrow; share the wonder as The Right breaks it down for us in ways that even you and I can understand, courtesy of David Brooks via the NY Times. And if ya still don't get it, Matt Taibbi tranlates it into language even a NY Post aficionado would understand... Cause afterall- it really was their fault.