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DAVID BROOKS

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

Articles by DAVID BROOKS

Commentary: The field is flat Commentary: The field is flat
9 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Like a lot of people who pay attention to such things, I had assumed that Democrats had a huge advantage going into next year’s presidential race. Democrats do really well among the growing demographic groups, like Hispanics, single people and the young. [Read More]
Commentary: The zero-sum moment Commentary: The zero-sum moment
10 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
National elections take place within a specific global moment. In the 1990s, there was a presumption that we were living in an age of rapid progress. The world was cumulatively heading toward greater pluralism, individualism, prosperity and freedom. [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary Clinton's big test Commentary: Hillary Clinton's big test
11 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
The political world is stuck in the middle of an accelerating protocol crisis. All sorts of customary acts of self-restraint are being washed away. It used to be that senators didn’t go out campaigning against one another. It used to be they didn’t filibuster except in rare circumstances. [Read More]
Commentary: The temptation of Hillary Commentary: The temptation of Hillary
12 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Hillary Clinton’s record is more moderate than the Democratic primary voter today. So it was always likely that she would move left as the primary season approached. It’s now becoming clearer how she might do it. [Read More]
Commentary: Converting the ayatollahs Commentary: Converting the ayatollahs
13 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Over the past centuries, Western diplomats have continually projected pragmatism onto their ideological opponents. They have often assumed that our enemies are driven by the same sort of national interest calculations that motivate most regimes. [Read More]
Commentary: The nationalist solution Commentary: The nationalist solution
14 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
The struggle against Islamic extremism has been crippled by a failure of historical awareness and cultural understanding. From the very beginning, we have treated the problem of terrorism through the prism of our own assumptions and our own values. [Read More]
Commentary: Larry's vision vs. Mario's Commentary: Larry's vision vs. Mario's
15 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Pride goeth before a fall. Capitalism’s great triumph over socialism has been followed by a series of humbling setbacks since. [Read More]
Commentary: Act of rigorous forgiveness Commentary: Act of rigorous forgiveness
15 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
There’s something sad in Brian Williams’ need to puff up his Iraq adventures and something barbaric in the public response. [Read More]
Commentary: Conflict and ego Commentary: Conflict and ego
16 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
If you read the online versions of newspaper columns you can click over to the reader comments, which are often critical, vituperative and insulting. I’ve found that I can deal with these comments only by following the adage “Love your enemy.” [Read More]
Commentary: Being who we are Commentary: Being who we are
17 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
In the middle of 2013, the United States began supporting moderate rebels in Syria. We gave them just enough support to betray them. [Read More]
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