Coates was born exactly 4 years after I'd heard this
"We were asking back in 2008 how it was possible Sullivan even held a writing job - a fact we still don't understand. Well we do, kinda, now that we're familiar with the mindset of those who hold the unique position in American business known both as 'management' and/or 'Human Resources', but - other than that - no, we don't get it."
- The Crack Emcee, nailing Andrew Sullivan, December 21, 2010
- Ta-Nehisi Coates, explaining Sullivan's success in a way I saw and can understand, December 23, 2014