Friday, August 11, 2017
Time for Google’s top man to hit the bricks, David Brooks declares at the New York Times, a signal that the fog of media bias may be burning off this scandal. Brooks fingers Google CEO Sundar Pichai as the worst-behaved figure in the controversy surrounding a memo on diversity issues written by an engineer at the communications giant, and excoriates him for caving to a lynch mob. If Pichai’s not prepared to be a leader, then it’s time for him to go, argues Brooks:
Well, I guess I can no longer refer to him as Miss Brooks. He has written an accurate, rather angry and somewhat courageous column on the Google brouhaha. Everything Brooks says is right on the money.