Jersey Jazzman has words of wisdom for Néw York Times columnist Frank Bruni. Bruni recently wrote, in defense of the Common Core standards, claimed that American kids are “coddled.”

Read his post in its entirety. He calls it “Dumb Things White People Say About Schools: Frank Bruni.”

This is how he begins:

“Let me start by apologizing to Tom Friedman. You see, for years I’ve thought that the Mustache of Understanding was the silliest, most wankeriffic pontificator within in the NY Times’s Op-Ed Page hierarchy of mandarins. But it’s clear to me now I was completely wrong. The proof?

Frank Bruni’s latest column, in which he jumps into the pool of education policy unencumbered by the water wings of knowledge.”