Conservative columnist David Brooks condemned his own party, writing, "Republicans came to see themselves as insurgents and revolutionaries, and every revolution tends toward anarchy and ends up devouring its own."
In a post-9/11 world, self-styled “moderate” conservative and New York Times Op-Ed columnist David Brooks has carved out a cottage industry conflating morality with anti-liberal politics. To be fair to Brooks, this has been a good business opportunity afforded by the “Do as I say, not as I do” public hypocrisy of the modern conservative movement and its 24/7 mouthpiece, Fox News.
David Brooks admits GOP crazy but says "serious parties eventually pull back from the fever swamps. That's what's happened to the Republican Party."
After a several month hiatus, September heralds the return of The Conversation, The New York Times debate series featuring regular columnists David Brooks and Gail Collins. While the banter is often playful, the ideological divisions of the two pundits are serious and stark.
George Will attacks college campuses for rape prevention efforts, mocking them as political correctness gone too far.
David Brooks and Chuck Todd revived one of the Republican Party's favorite smears against President Obama on Meet The Press. Brooks claimed that Obama has a manhood problem.
"The widening divide in incomes between the poor and rich poses the most likely threat to the global economy over the next decade" according to the World Economic Forum
On Hardball, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews joined the growing chorus of Beltway pundits who are terrified of the potential consequences of legal marijuana. Taking aim at President Obama’s statement that marijuana is “no more dangerous than alcohol, Matthews lamented:
Republicans and their punditry have finally gone so far off the rails to avoid any responsibility for the sequester that they are blatantly lying and revising the historical record of the past four years.
Not even conservative water carrier David Brooks can sell the non-existent Republican alternative to the Affordable Care Act.
Conservatives can't handle the truth about the aftermath of slavery or neo-slavery and how it still affects African Americans lives today.