Stanley Crouch is a caustic and controversial jazz writer who also writes a column for the New York Daily News. Crouch has called himself a “radical pragmatist” and can often be found leaning right of center. Crouch is essentially a professional contrarian who takes great delight in trash talking fellow African-Americans when he feels they deserve it.Right now Crouch is fed up with Tailgunner Ted and his ilk who are strictly radical and never, ever pragmatic:
The “Cruz Missiles” in the House have followed the course of that non
thinker collecting scraps at the junkyard of shabby thoughts about
individual rights. They have passed no tests in office, but merely
declared their brand of surrealism a new reality, reserved for the
special few. They fancied themselves a new breed of super heroes, rising
up from the bottom.