Brooks Suggests Voting For Trump Makes Pro-Lifers Hypocritical

April 13th, 2024 10:00 AM

Donald Trump may have disappointed pro-life activists with his embrace of a federalist stance on abortion, but with President Joe Biden being a far-left abortion zealot, they will still vote for him. For New York Times columnist David Brooks on Friday’s PBS NewsHour, however, this is just another instance of “the power of Trump” and “above some of the core convictions.”


PBS NewsHour Uses Poll to Imply January 6 Energy of Trump Voters

April 7th, 2024 8:12 AM

In the Capehart & Brooks pundit segment on Friday's PBS NewsHour, anchor Amna Nawaz broke out the latest NPR/PBS poll showing Biden leading Trump 50-48. But Nawaz wanted the pundits to talk about their provocative question about violence being necessary, and how 28 percent of Republicans agreed. But what about other demographics?


PBS Attacks NBC's 'Gigantic Mistake' Of Hiring Ronna McDaniel

March 30th, 2024 10:04 AM

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor and MSNBC host Jonathan Capehart came together on Friday’s PBS NewsHour to lament NBC’s “gigantic mistake” of hiring former RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, whom they promptly fired after backlash from Capehart and his colleagues.


CREEPY Capehart Lusts for Letitia James to Take Over Trump Tower!

March 25th, 2024 6:26 AM

On Friday's PBS NewsHour, Washington Post columnist and MSNBC weekend host Jonathan Capehart talked up Donald Trump's half-billion dollar civil fine and said "I would love to see the A.G., the New York attorney general" seize Trump Tower," because "it would be the most tangible sign" for Trump "that you have been held accountable."

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Capehart Hails Schumer's 'Incredible Speech' Trashing Netanyahu

March 16th, 2024 9:45 AM

On Friday’s PBS NewsHour, Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart hailed Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s “incredible speech” where he trashed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as an obstacle to peace and called for new Israeli elections. His counterpart, New York Times columnist David Brooks, tried to have it both ways, claiming he agreed…


Brooks Rains On PBS's Desire To Blame Trump For Border Crisis

March 2nd, 2024 10:10 AM

There is something about the border crisis that has caused New York Times columnist David Brooks to remember that he is supposed to be the conservative half of PBS NewsHour’s Friday Brooks and Capehart weekly recap segment. After previously batting down the idea that President Biden needs to move left on the issue, he rebutted the idea that Biden is doing his best to solve…


PBS Anchor Wants Open-Borders Biden, Gets Reality Check from Brooks!

February 26th, 2024 11:41 AM

PBS NewsHour co-anchor Amna Nawaz worried out loud that Biden was leaning toward "very harsh" immigration policies -- Trump-like policies -- and that will hurt with "core groups" that got him elected in 2020. But New York Times columnist David Brooks gently disagreed, that Biden doesn't want a "bright line" on the border, since Trump is beating him by 39 points on immigration…


'Over The Line': PBS Condemns 'Gratuitous' Hur Report On Biden's Age

February 10th, 2024 10:04 AM

Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart and New York Times columnist David Brooks joined PBS NewsHour host Amna Nawaz on Friday to recap the week’s biggest stories, including Special Counsel Robert Hur’s report that claimed he could not win a conviction in President Joe Biden’s classified documents case because a jury would view him as a sympathetic old…


PBS: Netanyahu Disagreeing With Biden Is About Staying Out Of Jail

January 20th, 2024 10:06 AM

President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are having a bit of a disagreement about what post-war Gaza will look like and to make sense of it all, PBS NewsHour host Geoff Bennett invited foreign policy non-experts, Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart and New York Times columnist David Brooks to the Friday show to figure out why.…


'TERRIBLE Decision': David Brooks Slams Maine Taking Trump Off Ballot

December 30th, 2023 3:20 PM

It's always a surprise when David Brooks actually fights with Jonathan Capehart on the Friday night panel on the PBS NewsHour. But he denounced Maine's Democrat Secretary of State taking Donald Trump off the primary ballot, saying it was not just a "terrible decision," but an "even worse threat to democracy" than Colorado's Supreme Court ripping Trump off the ballot. 


Marcus Attacks GOP For 'Shameful Misuse of the Impeachment Power'

December 16th, 2023 10:02 AM

In a surprising development, PBS NewsHour’s Friday weekly news recap featured almost a debate between New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus on House Republicans formally approving an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden with the former wondering what the big deal is and the latter labeling it a “shameful misuse of the…


PBS Repeatedly Insists Hunter 'Does Not In Anyway Implicate' Father

December 9th, 2023 9:57 AM

With Hunter Biden being charged with multiple tax-related felonies, the cast of Friday’s PBS NewsHour wanted to emphasize what it considered the main takeaway “the indictment does not in any way implicate President Joe Biden.”


Brooks Plays Dumb On 'From The River To The Sea' Chants

November 18th, 2023 10:16 AM

New York Times columnist and PBS NewsHour Friday weekly news recapper David Brooks claimed he isn't sure progressives know what they are talking about when they chant “from the river to the sea.” Whether Brooks actually has no idea or is playing dumb doesn’t really matter, PBS viewers deserve a better conservative perspective.


Brooks Mourns People Don't Differentiate Fatah, Hamas Terrorism

November 11th, 2023 1:45 PM

As the Biden Administration starts to go wobbly on the Israel-Hamas War with its efforts to turn four-hour temporary pauses to multiday pauses, New York Times columnist and PBS NewsHour’s supposedly conservative Friday pundit praised Biden, saying “he’s done quite well.” At the same time, Brooks mourned people don’t differentiate between the types of terrorism Hamas and Fatah…