David Brooks

He says we've "made two mistakes" in helping underprivileged children. His column has more mistakes than that.

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Good luck getting the GOP to listen to conservative wonks.

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Naturalists like to argue about taxonomy. Does the Australian bird-eating spider belong to the genus Phlogius or Selenocosmia? Similarly, political columnists and would-be historians like myself like to argue about what identifies the genus “neoconservative.” I don’t have an answer, but I have an observation based on several things written about or by neoconservatives.

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David Brooks's attempt to defend the coup in Egypt suffers from several large flaws, the first being his premise:The debate on Egypt has been between those who emphasize process and those who emphasize substance.

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In January 2006, almost one year to the day after President George W.

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The last time the Supreme Court took a crack at affirmative action was ten years ago, in Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger. Grutter and Gratz left a trail of confused logic and irrelevancy.

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David Brooks Is Right About One Thing

Edward Snowden is a symbol of our growing distrust of government

There is a lot that David Brooks gets wrong in his much, much, much reviled New York Times column today.

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Figuring out a culture's worldview from its word choices isn't as easy as it seems.

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His column against increasing the top tax rate starts wrong, and only gets worse.

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