"I do listen to rap."
What's an anomaly?
As Obama shifts gears to focus on 2012, his election season positions may be disappointing to moderate conservatives.
"I’m a sap, a specific kind of sap. I’m an Obama Sap."
Brooks can't stand to watch the GOP these days.
"I wouldn't let that guy run a, you know, a 7-Eleven."
But they think Mitch Daniels's stock is soaring.
He makes a compelling case.
"She’s shown relatively little interest in coming up with new theories or influencing public debate," he writes.
"In today’s world, the choice of a Prius can be a more sanctified act than the choice of an erotic partner."
If it's secret and elite, it can't be good.
The 'Times' columnists duel, using metaphors as weapons.
Somebody had to separate these two Goliaths of the op-ed page.
New York 'Times' columnist David Brooks and 'New York' writer Joe Hagan discuss pulling the lever for Obama, whether Brooks is worried for about brand, and the attempt to 'excommunicate' the columnist from the conservative movement.
We caught up with the conservative columnist, who’s been looking rather dapper lately. So why won’t his daughter and his mother support his snazzy sartorial choices?
Finally, right? Plus, David Brooks thinks Goldman Sachs may be on the cusp of a coup, and the "summer of legal vindication" kicks off in our hump-day roundup of media, finance, law, and real-estate news.