David Brooks

Brooks: Democrats Have Tried to ‘Get the Issue’ on COVID Relief Rather Than Solve Problem – GOP Wrongly Thinks It’s ‘Normal’ Circumstance

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that Republicans have incorrectly treated coronavirus relief “as a normal fiscal circumstance, where it’s important to save money and be fiscally responsible” and Democrats “have played this more politically, compromised less,

David Brooks on 9/7/18 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: Democrats ‘Got on the Wrong Side of Order’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks said that the Democratic Party “somehow got on the wrong side of” issues of law and order. Brooks stated, “Democrats, I think, have come to understand, they somehow got on the wrong

David Brooks on 9/18/15 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: GOP Has ‘No Coherent Critique of Biden’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that Republicans do not have a “coherent critique” of 2020 Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden and their lack of a “general argument to make” was demonstrated in President

David Brooks on 3/25/16 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: I Think RNC Will Be ‘More Policy-Oriented’ than DNC

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that he expects the Republican National Convention next week to be “more policy-oriented” than the Democratic National Convention was and stated that at the convention, President Donald Trump needs to talk

David Brooks on 1/22/16 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: I Think We’ll End Up Funding the Postal Service

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that it is sensible to try to make the Postal Service “a viable operation” and that cutting services “right before a heavy election, where people are going to be mailing in

David Brooks on 6/24/16 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: ‘This Is Not the Time’ for Fiscal Discipline

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks argued that, given the current economic crisis, now is not the time for fiscal discipline and that the federal government should be sending out direct payments quickly, because earlier direct payments were

David Brooks on 4/8/16 "PBS NewHour"

Brooks: We’re Experiencing ‘a Climactic Shift’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that the United States is in the midst of a “climactic shift.” Brooks began by saying Ferguson, terrorism, and the 2016 election started opening up riffs in American society, then the

David Brooks on 7/29/16 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: House Coronavirus Bill ‘a Political Ploy’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that while states need more money, the House Democrats’ coronavirus relief bill is just “a political poster” and “a political ploy.” Brooks stated, “It’s a political ploy. I think it’s a

David Brooks on 2/19/16 "PBS NewsHour"