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DAVID BROOKS

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

Articles by DAVID BROOKS

Commentary: No, not Trump, not ever Commentary: No, not Trump, not ever
11 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
The voters have spoken. In convincing fashion, Republican voters seem to be selecting Donald Trump as their nominee. And in a democracy, victory has legitimacy to it. [Read More]
Commentary: Dogs, cats and leadership Commentary: Dogs, cats and leadership
12 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
When he was in the middle of his Syrian peace deal negotiations, Secretary of State John Kerry would go to President Barack Obama with a request: Could the U.S. quietly send a few cruise missiles to hit Assad regime targets, just to send a message and maybe move the Syrian president toward a deal. [Read More]
Commentary: Donald Trump, the great betrayer Commentary: Donald Trump, the great betrayer
13 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Now, at long last, the big guns are being brought to bear. Now, at long last, some major Republicans like Mitt Romney are speaking up to lay waste to Donald Trump. [Read More]
Commentary: Governing cancer of our time Commentary: Governing cancer of our time
14 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
We live in a big, diverse society. There are essentially two ways to maintain order and get things done in such a society — politics or some form of dictatorship. Either through compromise or brute force. Our Founding Fathers chose politics. [Read More]
Commentary: A little reality on immigration Commentary: A little reality on immigration
15 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Donald Trump built his campaign on the promise to build a wall along the Mexican border. The idea is attention-grabbing (and unworkable). But the striking thing is that it’s not too far away from the current Republican orthodoxy. [Read More]
Commentary: Livin' Sanders' Danish dream Commentary: Livin' Sanders' Danish dream
16 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
American capitalism has always been distinct from continental European capitalism. [Read More]
Commentary: A question of moral radicalism Commentary: A question of moral radicalism
17 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
At the National Prayer Breakfast, President Barack Obama told the story of a group of Americans who were captured by the Nazis during World War II. The head of the German prison camp gave an order that the Jewish soldiers step forward. [Read More]
Commentary: What Republicans should say Commentary: What Republicans should say
18 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
For a few decades, American and British conservatism marched in tandem. Thatcher was philosophically akin to Reagan. John Major was akin to George Bush. [Read More]
Commentary: The anxieties of impotence Commentary: The anxieties of impotence
19 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
In 1936 George Orwell wrote a magnificent essay called “Shooting an Elephant.” Orwell had been working as a British police officer in Burma, enforcing colonial rule. An elephant had gone “must,” broken its chains, trampled some homes and killed a man. [Read More]
Commentary: When beauty strikes Commentary: When beauty strikes
20 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Across the street from my apartment building in Washington there’s a gigantic supermarket and a CVS. Above the supermarket there had been a large empty space with floor-to-ceiling windows. [Read More]
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