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David Brooks

  1. important ceilings
    If America Defaults, David Brooks Blames the RepublicansBrooks can’t stand to watch the GOP these days.
  2. bons mots
    Newt Gingrich Fans, 7-Eleven Managers Probably Not Running Out to Buy David Brooks’s New Book“I wouldn’t let that guy run a, you know, a 7-Eleven.”
  3. early and often
    Political Insiders Sour on Sarah Palin’s Presidential ProspectsBut they think Mitch Daniels’s stock is soaring.
  4. early and often
    David Brooks Wants Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels to RunHe makes a compelling case.
  5. elena kagan
    David Brooks Finds Elena Kagan’s ‘Cautious’ Approach ‘Disturbing’“She’s shown relatively little interest in coming up with new theories or influencing public debate,” he writes.
  6. what other people think
    David Brooks: New York’s Sex Diaries Show How Cell Phones Have Commoditized Dating“In today’s world, the choice of a Prius can be a more sanctified act than the choice of an erotic partner.”
  7. ink-stained wretches
    Howard Kurtz Suspicious of Atlantic Media-Politics DinnersIf it’s secret and elite, it can’t be good.
  8. the downturnaround
    Paul Krugman and David Brooks Disagree on the DownturnaroundThe ‘Times’ columnists duel, using metaphors as weapons.
  9. the greatest depression
    Times Columnists in Smackdown!Somebody had to separate these two Goliaths of the op-ed page.
  10. instant politics
    Joe Hagan Grills David Brooks About Palin, Voting for Obama, and Exile From ConservativismNew 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.
  11. early and often
    Denver Dispatch: David Brooks’s Avant-Garde FashionWe 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?
  12. company town
    They Waterboarded Christopher HitchensFinally, 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.
  13. early and often
    Huckabee Is Inside Our Heads, Vice VersaEverybody seems to have Mike Huckabee on the brain today. As he pulls up nearly even with John McCain in South Carolina leading up to the primary there tomorrow, political writers are trying to understand what voters are thinking about the Baptist bass player. Do the Evangelicals matter? Don’t they? Will they even vote for him? It’s a Huckanundrum! • David Brooks reminds us that it can be looked at pretty simply: “It is no accident that the major candidates in the Republican field are a pastor, a businessman and a war hero. These are the three most evocative Republican leadership models.” [NYT] • But Rich Lowry says that this appeal as a pastor has begun cooling with non-Evangelicals. And now that it’s becoming clearer that he lacks the planning to impress voters with his policy ideas. [NYP]