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The Morning Quote

“[H]aters aside, there are plenty of reasons for the 52-year-old to stay at the Times: He has unprecedented freedom and job security. Times columnists, Brooks said, are treated like ‘hothouse flowers.’ ‘I’ve never attended a meeting at the Times,’ he … Continue reading

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The Alternate Universe of David Brooks

I’ve take a pleasant break from reading David Brooks, that armpit-sniffing pundit of note for the NYTimes and well-modulated, never angry, almost robotic voice of PBS fame. It’s been nice not having to think much about Bobo because he put … Continue reading

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Shorter David Brooks:

Clothes make the man, but nothing makes a pundit. Even for Bobo, today’s column is especially stupid, and that’s saying something. Anyway, Little Davy Brooks imagines what it is like to be a Democrat, and so of course he puts … Continue reading

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David Brooks grinds one out

I dread Tuesdays. I know what awaits me, and its initials are D-F-B. Today, we learn, without guile, who Bobo prefers to sit next to at lunch. He calls them Princes. He doesn’t mention the sucking-up portion of the menu, … Continue reading

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I wasn’t going to write about David Brooks today…

…but circumstances beyond my control have forced my hand. You see, the gawd-awful New York Magazine profiled him. Imagine you are a professional writer and your assignment comes in: Interview Bobo. Do you quit on the spot, defenestrate yourself, or … Continue reading

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Bobo Speaks! (and as usual it is agenda-laden nonsense)

David brooks lifted up his right cheek again and stunk up the joint, his newest column which he calls A Little Economic Realism might as well be called Let’s Exhume Saint Ronnie. I don’t have the time or the will-power … Continue reading

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Everything wrong with the media is in Bobo’s lede

The most interesting part of my job is that I get to observe powerful people at close quarters. It’s all about access, and when that bitchsquealer, David Brooks, talks about interesting people, he’s really talking about his own tribe of … Continue reading

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If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Tedium: a David Brooks Post

We have another 800-word, sleep-written, reasonable centrist screed from Bobo! Rejoice! Davy Brooks read another reasonable book from another reasonable political economist (there must be a book of the month club for reasonable people), Ian Bremmer. Bobo fails to mention … Continue reading

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Bobo: “Some Good, Some Bad, Some Say”

Little Davey Brooks recovered from his bad acid trip with The Big Shaggy, but continues down the psycho rabbit hole, screaming that it is time for deficit reduction, in the middle of the Great Recession. And of course, being the … Continue reading

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Bobo has started drinkin’ early!

Today Bobo laments the decline of the liberal arts major and the rise of the technology students, who are thinking pragmatically that getting a job might require having a skill set that might make them employable; such are the consequences … Continue reading

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