Category Archives: David Fucking Brooks

David Brooks Predicts the Decay of Western Civilization, Again

As long as I am asking you to read things written by other people, The Editorial Board has a terrific piece up entitled (boy is it ever), David Brooks and the decay of white Boomer politics. This is an editorial … Continue reading

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Our Failed Political Press ™

The Republicans must be running scared, they’ve put a quarter into the Zoltar,  the David Brooks prediction machine: Using the events of Jan. 6 as campaign fodder is small-minded and likely to be ineffective. If you think you can find … Continue reading

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Dr. Frankenstein Regrets Building The Monster, Vows To Build Another

I’m sure that my blogging betters, Driftglass and Yas, will be all over this: “What passes for ‘conservatism’ now, however, is nearly the opposite of the Burkean conservatism I encountered then. Today, what passes for the worldview of ‘the right’ … Continue reading

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Buzzfeed Gets Their Man

That was fast: NYT Columnist David Brooks Resigns From Nonprofit After More Evidence Of Conflicts Emerges “David Brooks has resigned from his position at the Aspen Institute following reporting by BuzzFeed News about conflicts of interest between the star New … Continue reading

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Both Sides Expert Has Both Paychecks

Looks like BoBo was double-dipping and didn’t disclose: Facebook Helped Fund David Brooks’s Second Job. Nobody Told The Readers Of The New York Times. The New York Times columnist has been using his perch to promote the Weave Project — … Continue reading

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Coin-Op Punditry

“We live in a country in epistemological crisis, in which much of the Republican Party has become detached from reality.” You built it, DFB. Why are you surprised that your Republican party is full of Republicans(™ Driftglass)?

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The Pantheon of Stoopid, Cont.

David Fuch’ing Brooks: “If America were a blank slate, Medicare for all would be a plausible policy, but we are not a blank slate. At this point, the easiest way to get to a single-payer system would probably be to … Continue reading

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The Return of Vintage BoBo

Bobo is proclaiming what Americans think, again: “[A]s the Trump-Russia story has evolved, it is striking how little evidence there is that any underlying crime occurred — that there was any actual collusion between the Donald Trump campaign and the … Continue reading

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