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David Brooks on PBS: 'I'm No Progressive,' But Pass Biden's $6T Budget

May 31st, 2021 9:05 PM

David Brooks protested "I'm no progressive" on Friday night's PBS NewsHour, but he has consistently supported every trillion dollars in federal spending proposed by President Biden this year.

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PBS Loses Video of David Brooks Just When He's Set to Gush Over Biden

May 22nd, 2021 9:51 PM

On Friday, New York Times columnist David Brooks wrote a gushy column about an interview he had with President Biden. There is no way at this point Team Biden is going to grant an interview to a journalist who isn't completely "safe" for their PR plan. On Friday night, the NewsHour wanted to help him elaborate....but the remote camera froze, and it didn't happen.

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On PBS, Brooks Says Election Laws Are a 'Horrific Look' for the GOP

May 8th, 2021 6:50 AM

On Friday's PBS NewsHour, pseudoconservative panelist David Brooks guessed the new election laws being passed won't do much to tamp down voting, that they're a "Potemkin set of laws," but they're a "horrific look" for Republicans given America's history on civil rights. Anchor Judy Woodruff cued up Jonathan Capehart to insist they're a conspiracy to disenfranchise…

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PBS Touts David Brooks for Column 'The GOP Is Getting Even Worse'

April 24th, 2021 8:13 AM

New York Times columnist David Brooks wrote a nasty column for Friday's paper headlined "The G.O.P. Is Getting Even Worse: Trumpians are having a venomous panic attack." Naturally, the PBS NewsHour singled it out for attention on Friday night, and his liberal counterpart loved it. "I read David's column, and I thought it was terrific."

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CNN Is All Aglow at Biden's 'Mirror Image of the Reagan Revolution'

March 13th, 2021 9:39 AM

On Friday's CNN Newsroom host Jim Sciutto and senior political analyst David Gergen hailed President Biden's supposed FDR-esque Thursday night address for breaking with the Reaganesque distrust of government solutions to problems.

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PBS Pundits Agree Democrats Are in Trouble on 'Law and Order'

August 29th, 2020 11:32 AM

Something surprising happened on Friday’s PBS NewsHour. Both pundits agreed the Democrats are in trouble of standing on the wrong side of looting and rioting.

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On PBS, David Brooks Praises the 'Jefferson Project' of Never-Trumpers

July 4th, 2020 12:23 PM

On Friday night's PBS NewsHour, David Brooks gaffes, calls the Lincoln Project of ex-McCain advisers the "Jefferson Project." He claims THEY are conservatives, Trump is merely an anti-leftist.

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PBS Pundit: 'We're Moving Left' from Trump's 'Dangerous Contagion'

June 5th, 2020 8:51 PM

It seems that every Friday night, the PBS NewsHour pundits are savaging President Trump, and always suggesting his presidency is unraveling. In this turn, New York Times columnist David Brooks said “we’re moving left” and “that’s the reality.” He complained about the president’s “authoritarian line of domination” and a “dangerous contagion” of “mental brutalism.”

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Shields Slams Barr for Ruining Himself, Becoming 'Trump's Roy Cohn'

May 9th, 2020 9:45 PM
On Friday's PBS NewsHour, liberal pundit Mark Shields ripped Attorney General William Barr for ruining his own legacy by being the president's "in-house lawyer," but he wanted a more stinging insult. He suggested he was "Donald Trump's Roy Cohn," a lawyer hated by liberals for prosecuting Soviet agents like Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in the Cold War years. Shields…
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On PBS, David Brooks Hammers Trump for 'North Korean Loyalty Tests'

April 11th, 2020 7:15 AM
On the PBS NewsHour Friday night, pundits David Brooks and Mark Shields trashed President Trump's "North Korean-style loyalty tests" and praised Bernie Sanders. Brooks said a commission to make recommendations on reopening the economy is a good thing, but there's the sense that being nice to President Trump is essential to being appointed. 
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Angry PBS Pundit David Brooks Diagnoses Trump as a 'Sociopath'

March 14th, 2020 8:12 AM
The media are completely incapable of approaching the coronavirus fight as apolitical or nonpartisan. They just stay in Hate Trump mode, incessantly trashing the president, and then they attack him as a narcissist -- or even a sociopath -- for thinking this is about him. Well, they certainly imply it's all about him, and how he'll be the death of us. That was the tone of Friday night'…
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On PBS, David Brooks Sees 'A Lot of Upside' for Dems on Coronavirus

March 2nd, 2020 1:15 PM
Put a check mark on the PBS NewsHour for politicizing the coronavirus. On Friday’s Week in Politics segment, anchor Judy Woodruff pointed to (liberal) "sniping" about the president putting Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the government’s task force. New York Times columnist David Brooks said it's doesn't exactly inspire confidence. At segment's end, Brooks…

David Brooks January Flashback: 'Joe Biden Is Stronger Than You Think'

February 6th, 2020 10:10 PM
After more than three years since prediction fails, "conservative" New York Times columnist David Brooks' prognostication record remains at about the same laughable level. We need go back only a couple of weeks to January 23 to laugh at his latest bold observation that "Joe Biden Is Stronger Than You Think." Yes, the same Joe Biden that came in fourth in the Iowa caucus…
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Brooks Slams America: 'Not Persuadable by Evidence and Facts Anymore'

February 1st, 2020 9:36 AM
Two weeks ago, pseudoconservative, pseudo-Republican PBS NewsHour analyst David Brooks argued the impeachment trial wouldn’t be a fair fight, that Ken Starr & Co. had no chance. Adam Schiff “will just walk all over them," because he had all the evidence. Now that Schiff has lost, Brooks is blaming the American people. On Friday night, he complained they can’t be…