In the course of explaining the paradox of people only willing to give a penny for thoughts that are your 2 cents worth, Dr. Boli wisely concludes:
If, therefore, you find that your opinions are undervalued even by your own meager standards, you may console yourself by reflecting that they must be pretty good opinions. If you were a complete idiot, you would be on the New York Times bestseller list with all the other complete idiots.
So, in this schema, where are the columnists and editorial writers for the New York Times? Oh, wait – many are also best-selling authors. Never mind.