Aha — now we know why David Kirkpatrick (see “Evangelical Borg”) extracted such a one-note article out of the curiousity (to say the least) that is Patrick Henry College. Reducing stories to the bare bones of conservative vs. liberal is his jobThe New York Observer‘s Sridhar Pappu reports that The New York Times has assigned Kirkpatrick to cover “conservative forces in religion, politics, law, business and the media.” Terry Eastland comments further in The Weekly Standard.