Category Archives: David Brooks

David Brooks Sucks

I like Brooks when he’s thinking forward. This is not one of those times. He deems Avatar “offensive” for its “white messiah complex:” It rests on the stereotype that white people are rationalist and technocratic while colonial victims are spiritual … Continue reading

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Weekly World News: Pirates and Pandemics

A woman called me at work tonight because she had bought Tamiflu to attend her brother’s wedding in Mexico. The bride had just postponed the event out of fear for her family’s safety; my caller wanted to know if she … Continue reading

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Brooks: Congress Gone Wild!

Dave Brooks is my favorite conservative columnist. That said, today’s article speaks pretty well on behalf of the conservative mind. Starting with fair words — “Obama‚Äôs budget is far more honest than the ones that preceded it” — Brooks moves … Continue reading

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