Nathan Hodge and Sharon Weinberger profile Linton Brooks in Slate, concluding:
The critics were right: Linton Brooks failed to fix the labs, but who can? Like Charlie Brown in his eternal quest to kick the football, we wonder if Brooks ever really had a chance. As for why he was fired—and why now—we suspect that Brooks is asking the same question.
ACW readers have some suspicions about that last question, as well as an outpouring of affection for Brooks, in the comments section to my previous post, So Long, Linton.