He says we've "made two mistakes" in helping underprivileged children. His column has more mistakes than that.
Good luck getting the GOP to listen to conservative wonks.
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.
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.
In January 2006, almost one year to the day after President George W.
Even more confusion ahead!
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.
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.
Figuring out a culture's worldview from its word choices isn't as easy as it seems.
His column against increasing the top tax rate starts wrong, and only gets worse.
The conservative reform that wouldn't screw the poor
The conservative Medicare reform that wouldn't screw the poor.