Welfare Is the Best Weapon Against Nepotism
May 08, 2015
Nepotism is here to stay, and that's fine.
What Is David Brooks's Purpose?
May 07, 2015
The Times columnist says moral debate is dying. He must not be paying attention to #BlackLivesMatter.
What David Brooks doesn't understand about poverty.
David Brooks Is Not Making Sense
March 11, 2014
He says we've "made two mistakes" in helping underprivileged children. His column has more mistakes than that.
David Brooks' "Conservatism of Skeptical Reform" Is a Daydream
January 10, 2014
Good luck getting the GOP to listen to conservative wonks.
A Kind Word about Neo-Conservatism
August 02, 2013
Naturalists like to argue about taxonomy. Does the Australian bird-eating spider belong to the genus Phlogius or Selenocosmia?
David Brooks' Unconvincing Coup Defense
July 05, 2013
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.
How Obama Can Truly Lead from Behind on Egypt
July 05, 2013
In January 2006, almost one year to the day after President George W.
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.