03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

NY Times Columnists' War Over Reagan And Racism Escalates

The New York Times op-ed page hasn't been this hot in a long time. Now we are experiencing Columnist Wars, with Bob Herbert today joining in a rapidly escalating battle between Paul Krugman and David Brooks - largely over an incident involving Ronald Reagan at a local fair over 27 years ago.

None of them have mentioned a colleague by named, while tossing around charges such as "woefully wrongheaded" and "agitprop."

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