In its day, this piece must simply have seemed noncommital, or wrong-headed – or a weird attempt at melding Pop and Color Field.
This is why De Vany argues that the traditional paradigm of eat less, burn more is so wrong-headed.
A spurious, wrong-headed idea that spreads virally and poisons public discourse.
One conversation however struck me, and inspired caution, absurd and wrong-headed as I was.
He was meddlesome, wrong-headed, unreasonable, and bold with it all.
Thus saying the kind-hearted, impetuous, and wrong-headed old Major laid a roll of bills on the table, and left the room.
It seemed to him to be wrong-headed and absurd, and he began to lose patience with her.
He might have had his wrong-headed notions about barriers, but he was not so un-American as to regard a father as an obstacle.
"That is unquestionably the most wrong-headed girl I know," said Mr. Read, to his daughter.
Prejudiced and ignorant and wrong-headed as he was, he was a pure patriot, laboring for his country's good.