David Brooks

Brooks: We’re Experiencing ‘a Climactic Shift’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that the United States is in the midst of a “climactic shift.” Brooks began by saying Ferguson, terrorism, and the 2016 election started opening up riffs in American society, then the

David Brooks on 7/29/16 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: House Coronavirus Bill ‘a Political Ploy’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that while states need more money, the House Democrats’ coronavirus relief bill is just “a political poster” and “a political ploy.” Brooks stated, “It’s a political ploy. I think it’s a

David Brooks on 2/19/16 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: Trump’s Statements at Briefings Hurt Morale

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks said that President Trump’s statements at the White House’s daily briefings hurt the morale of the American people, who need to hear from medical experts more than they need to hear from

David Brooks on 2/15/19 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: Coronavirus Not Being Handled ‘Competently’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that the coronavirus outbreak is not being “competently” handled. Brooks said, “I don’t think we can say things are competently being handled. The — what’s happening to the Comfort, the Naval

David Brooks on 'NewsHour,' 2/22/2019

Brooks: Trump Was ‘Triggered by the Idea of Empathy’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that during his contentious exchange with NBC’s Peter Alexander, President Trump “was sort of triggered by the idea of empathy.” Brooks stated, “Well, even on his best day, the president is

David Brooks on 8/24/18 "PBS NewsHour"

Brooks: Trump ‘Doesn’t Feel the Emotions of Other People’

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” New York Times columnist David Brooks criticized President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus outbreak by claiming that he does not “feel the emotions of other people,” which he said leads him to misread the country.

WASHINGTON - APRIL 20: New York Times columnist David Brooks (L) speaks as moderator Tim Russert (R) looks on during a taping of "Meet the Press" at the NBC studios April 20, 2008 in Washington, DC. Brooks discussed on the race between Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) …