Retweet Share Google +1 David Brooks said over at the New York Times: The crucial social divide today is between those who feel the core trends of the global, information-age economy as tailwinds at their backs and those who feel them as headwinds in their face. And that’s really it, isn’t it? We have a […]
At the upcoming The Real Housewives of Orange County season 11 reunion show, viewers may see Shannon Beador bash Vicki Gunvalson for not only continuing to deny any involvement in Brooks Ayers’ cancer claim, a claim that Shannon maintains was all a lie, but also for making statements about her marriage to David Beador. Show More Summary
On Friday’s PBS NewsHour, anchor Judy Woodruff thought the police shootings were the top news story of the week, but she wasn’t pleased when both liberal Mark Shields and pseudo-conservative David Brooks reluctantly agreed that looting...Show More Summary
David Brooks thinks Hillary Clinton's campaign is drab and old-fashioned: Her donor base and fund-raising style is out of another era. Obama and Sanders tapped into the energized populist base, but Clinton has Barbra Streisand, Cher and a cast of Wall Street plutocrats. Show More Summary
Here is one bit from a very good column: She’s always been the duller, unfashionable foil. Her donor base and fund-raising style is out of another era. Obama and Sanders tapped into the energized populist base, but Clinton has Barbra Streisand, Cher and a cast of Wall Street plutocrats. Show More Summary
Christian colleges are under attack these days, but New York Times columnist David Brooks says he's not worried.
Yastreblyansky: _[David Brooks on Civic Religion: The Radio Yerevan Joke]_: >Question to Radio Yerevan: Is it correct that Dr. King sang the national anthem before his "I Have a Dream" speech and then quoted the Declaration of Independence within it? >Answer: In principle, yes. But: [David Brooks on Civic Religion:...
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Roses are Red, Violets are Blue. I read David Brooks, and must share it with you. Lede This column is directed at all the high school football players around the country who are pulling a Kaepernick — kneeling during their pregame national anthems to protest systemic racism. I’m going to try to persuade you that […]
“I like how he addressed it to us, the black delegation. Like we have been out here, waiting on Brooks for guidance.”
Won't somebody please think of the white people?
What number of sentences do you guess is sufficient to positively say that David Brooks has failed in the stated purpose of his New York Times column? Read more...
September 16, 2016 Posted by Jay Livingston David Brooks was preaching again this week. His Tuesday column (here) was a jeremiad on the ills that “an avalanche of distrust” is bringing to US society. (The phrase “avalanche of distrust” came probably from the headline writer, not Brooks. Show More Summary
Donald Trump can call Mexicans rapists and drug runners, propose an un-Constituional ban on Muslims entering the country, make a not so thinly veiled "joke" about 2nd Amendment remedies if his opponent is elected, praise Vladimir Putin...Show More Summary
Reading David Brooks is always a mixture of pleasure and pain. On the one hand he does seem to understand reality a little bit better than most of his conservative colleagues, and you can tell that unlike most of his conservative colleagues he genuinely means well. On the other hand, his faulty premises, New England... Read more »
Driftglass tears David Brooks a new one (to add to the many he’s torn him in the past): [T]ravel with me back, back, back to the Age of Dubya when a shamelessly self-promoting Iraq War pimp and prophet of false equivalence named David...Show More Summary
British boxer Kell Brook says taking on unbeaten middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin is like "David versus Goliath".
It turns out that Mr.. Brooks of the New York Times has once again extended his trial separation from veracity (or his polygamous arrangement with falsehood, depending on which end of the non-disclosure agreement you're sitting on). Mr. Jonathan Chait takes up this latest chapter of Mr. Brooks' decades-long flight from the withering gaze of factual reality: read more
No one expects NYT columnists to have any knowledge of the topics on which they write, which is a very good thing for David Brooks. In his column belittling the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) he never once mentioned the requirement...Show More Summary