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Yes Folks, David Brooks is Making Up His Own Facts Again

He uses his column today to tell us that "this century is broken." Much of his tale involves the old problem with men story. "For every one American man aged 25 to 55 looking for work, there are three who have dropped out of the labor force. Show More Summary

A Broken Century

David Brooks: “Most of us came of age in the last half of the 20th century and had our perceptions of “normal” formed in that era. It was, all things considered, an unusually happy period. No world wars, no Great [...]

David Brooks on The Complacent Class

The hard part is that America has to become more dynamic and more protective — both at the same time. In the past, American reformers could at least count on the fact that they were working with a dynamic society that was always generating the energy required to solve the nation’s woes. Show More Summary

How Dear Leader Might Be Deposed

I don’t know how significant this is, but Even David Brooks doesn’t think the Trump Maladministration is sustainable. I still have trouble seeing how the Trump administration survives a full term. Judging by his Thursday press conference, President Trump’s mental state is like a train that long ago left freewheeling and iconoclastic, has raced through […]

Quick Takes: Strange Bedfellows in the Trump Era

Over the last few weeks it has been interesting to find myself agreeing with conservative pundits like Jennifer Rubin and Kathleen Parker. It happened again today with David Brooks. I still have trouble seeing how the Trump administration survives a full term. Judging by his Thursday press conference, President Trump’s mental state is like... Read more »

PODCAST Does Kell Brook deserve praise for Errol Spence fight?

Listen to the latest edition of the Opening Bell podcast, discussing Kell Brook, Adrien Broner, David Price and much more The post PODCAST Does Kell Brook deserve praise for Errol Spence fight? appeared first on Boxing News.

POSTERIZED: Dillon Brooks lands his second poster in as many weeks

Exactly seven days ago, Brooks very nearly ended Ike Anigbogu’s career. On Thursday night, he did the same to poor David Collette, Utah’s center: A 6'10" obstacle in front of the rim, not a problem for Dillon Brooks. #GoDucks — GoDucks (@GoDucks) February 17, 2017

"When you declare war on the establishment, it declares war on you."

“When you declare war on the establishment, it declares war on you.” - David Brooks, What a Failed Trump Administration Looks Like Brooks makes the case that even if Trump is not pushed from office by Russiagate, his administration won’t be able to get anything done, because the vast rule-based bureaucracy of the federal government will reject his personality-based governance.

WastPost's Kathleen Parker Predicts Trump's Removal From Office in Two Years

It appears that "conservative" Kathleen Parker of the Washington Post has joined with "conservative" David Brooks of the New York Times in fully embracing the loony political fantasies of the unhinged left. Both are now predicting the imminent removal of President Trump from office. Show More Summary

It Didn’t Have to Be This Way for Trump

David Brooks: “Donald Trump didn’t have to have an administration that was at war with everyone but its base. He came to office with a populist mandate that cut across partisan categories. He could have created unorthodox coalitions and led [...]

The GOP’s Deal with the Devil

David Brooks: “Many Republican members of Congress have made a Faustian bargain with Donald Trump. They don’t particularly admire him as a man, they don’t trust him as an administrator, they don’t agree with him on major issues, but they [...]

Northwestern Study: Excellent Teaching Is Unrelated To Excellent Research (And Vice Versa)

Brookings Institution: Are Great Teachers Poor Scholars?, by David Figlio (Northwestern) & Morton O. Schapiro (Northwestern): Colleges and universities must balance many goals, and research universities in particular aspire to excellence in both teaching and research. Show More Summary

A Profile in Cowardice

David Brooks: “If Reagan’s dominant emotional note was optimism, Trump’s is fear. If Reagan’s optimism was expansive, Trump’s fear propels him to close in: Pull in from Asian entanglements through rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Pull in from European entanglements [...]

Shredding Civility: PBS's David Brooks Says Trump Is Either '1984' Tyrant or Egotistical 5-Year-Old Brat

The first week of a presidency is usually described as a “honeymoon period,” but the liberal media are still on a war footing. There is no romance. On the PBS NewsHour on Friday night, liberal analyst Mark Shields insisted Trump wasShow More Summary

David Brooks Writes A Horrible Column, Women's March Edition

As you know, many of the columns extruded by Mr. David Brooks of The New York Times over the past few years have been barely-sublimated shudders of dread and rage at being dumped by his wife, which the deeply repressed Mr. Brooks tarts up to try to look like broad (and ridiculous) social and political commentary on Our Parlous Modern Times. Examples include: read more

David Brooks Hammered on Twitter for Critical Column on Women's March

If there's one thing “tolerant” liberals hate, it's being told they're wrong about something. That was the case when New York Times columnist David Brooks declared that the Women's Marches on Saturday "can never be an effective opposition to Donald Trump” because “this movement focuses on the wrong issues.”

David Brooks mansplains the Women's March and, of course, gets it wrong

Women are used to men weighing in on issues pertaining to us. Nothing seems to be off limits for discussion. Nothing—not our rights, our bodies, our choices of clothing, how we talk, or even our thoughts. This is not new. In fact, we’ve come to expect it. Show More Summary

More on David Brooks

Apropos punching David Brooks in the face: you could do that, or you could read Timothy Burke accomplishing the same thing with words. Or you could do both. But regardless of whether you think the keyboard is mightier than the fist, you should really read Tim’s post. A sample: I think the thing I hate most […]

David Brooks' Column About the Women's Marches Should Be Dumped in Acid and Set on Fire

New York Times columnist David Brooks, who is to genuine intellectual inquiry as Flintstones vitamins are to the polio vaccine, filed a column Tuesday about the weekend's spectacularly well-attended anti-Trump women's marches. And there...Show More Summary

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