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DAVID BROOKS

David Brooks writes a regular column for The New York Times.

Articles by DAVID BROOKS

Commentary: The Clinton calendar Commentary: The Clinton calendar
4 days ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Hillary Clinton made a very pertinent comment this week: “‘Why aren’t I 50 points ahead?’ you might ask.” Indeed we might! [Read More]
Commentary: The uses of patriotism Commentary: The uses of patriotism
2 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
This column is directed at all the high school football players around the country who are pulling a Kaepernick — kneeling during their pregame national anthems to protest systemic racism. I’m going to try to convince you that what you’re doing is extremely counterproductive. [Read More]
Commentary: Time for a party realignment Commentary: Time for a party realignment
3 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
There’s a good chance many of you will be switching political parties over the next 15 years. You may be a corporate executive who’s voted rock-solid Republican for decades, but you may be a consistent Democrat by 2024. [Read More]
Commentary: Identity politics run amok Commentary: Identity politics run amok
4 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Once, I seem to recall, we had philosophical and ideological differences. Once, politics was a debate between liberals and conservatives, between different views of government, different views on values and America’s role in the world. [Read More]
Commentary: The art of gracious leadership Commentary: The art of gracious leadership
5 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Lately I’ve been thinking about experience. While Donald Trump lacks political experience, Hillary Clinton is nothing if not experienced, yet there’s often a whiff of inhumanity about her campaign that inspires distrust. [Read More]
Commentary: Why America's leadership fails Commentary: Why America's leadership fails
5 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
We’ve clearly had a failure of leadership in this country. The political system is not working as it should. Big problems are not being addressed. [Read More]
Commentary: Olympics attest to our greatness Commentary: Olympics attest to our greatness
6 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Pessimism has flavored this election campaign. America is in decline. The country is on the wrong track. We’re getting our clocks cleaned in global trade deals. We’re still suffering from the humiliation of Iraq. [Read More]
Commentary: Does our culture make us lonely? Commentary: Does our culture make us lonely?
7 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
In 18th-century America, colonial society and Native American society sat side by side. The former was buddingly commercial; the latter was communal and tribal. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump enablers must take stand Commentary: Trump enablers must take stand
8 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Up through the convention there were all sorts of Republican officeholders who weren’t really for Trump, but they weren’t really against him. [Read More]
Commentary: Democrats win the summer Commentary: Democrats win the summer
9 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
PHILADELPHIA — Donald Trump has found an ingenious way to save the Democratic Party. Basically, he’s abandoned the great patriotic themes that used to fire up the GOP and he’s allowed the Democrats to seize that ground. [Read More]
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