David Brooks

Brooks: Sanders Isn’t ‘Able to Define the Left Where He Won’t Go’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) “is never able to define the left where he won’t go, whether it’s Venezuela, or whether it’s the Nicaraguan regime, the Sandinistas.” Brooks

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Brooks: I Think We’re ‘Going to Move in’ the Direction of Impeachment

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that he thinks that “we’re probably going to move in” the direction of impeachment. Brooks said, “Democratic voters in recent polls have shifted much more to, we need to impeach. That’s

David Brooks on 'NewsHour,' 2/22/2019

Brooks: Barr ‘Didn’t Lie,’ But ‘He Spun’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that while Attorney General William Barr “didn’t lie” during his testimony before Congress, “he spun.” Brooks said, “I thought it was best expressed by a piece by Benjamin Wittes, who’s a

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Brooks: Warren’s Student Debt Forgiveness Plan ‘A Very Terrible Idea’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks said 2020 presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) student debt forgiveness plan is “a very terrible” policy that is “helping people who are going to be doctors and lawyers.” Brooks said, “[T]his

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Brooks: I Like the Way Biden ‘Made This About Values’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks said that he likes the way former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign announcement “made this about values.” Brooks stated, “I actually like the way he made this about values. I mean, there

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Brooks: ‘Trump Is a Threat to the Systems of Government We Have’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that President Trump “is a threat to the systems of government we have, and a threat to the basic honesty of our system.” Brooks said, “Donald Trump is a threat to

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Brooks: Trump Represents a ‘Moral and Spiritual Crisis’ in America

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” New York Times columnist David Brooks argued President Donald Trump “grows out of a moral and spiritual crisis” in America. Brooks said, “Just think about the interview we just saw with Rachel Maddow and Pete Buttigieg. There’s a

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Andrea Mitchell: Trump Epitomizes America’s ‘Profound Narcissism’

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” host Andrea Mitchell said President Donald Trump was considered to epitomize America’s “profound narcissism” during a discussion with New York Times columnist David Brooks. Mitchell said, “In fact, the country in so many ways has been moving

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Brooks: I Don’t Think Cohen Lied

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that he doesn’t think former Trump attorney Michael Cohen lied during his testimony before the House Oversight Committee. Brooks stated Cohen’s testimony was a “moral occasion,” and “What it illustrates is

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