David Brooks has had a thankless task since 2000. He has had to defend the policies of the Republican Party first under George W. Bush and 9/11 and the Iraq War and then Wall Street Housing Collapse. This was quickly followed in 2008 to 2016 by the Newt Gingerich+Mitch McConnell Scorched Earth NO DEAL policy with any proposals made by President Barack Obama. And now he has had to endure the Defacement of a Democracy by Donald Trump.
For the last year David Brooks chats on PBS News Hour in Friday political wrap-up entitled Shields and Brooks have been more and more anguished. Now that agony has gushed forth in the following lamentation for the demise of the Republican Party. This is a true felt Greek tragedy peroration – not to be missed.
Two Days Later Commentary in Conservative/Republican Magazines and Press
We did a search for ‘David Brooks’ and ‘The GOP is Rotting’ in the top 10 GOP Magazines
1)National Review – “Your search returned no results”
2)The Weekly Standard – returned results but none on topics
3)The American Spectator – several columns about David Brooks; none about ‘The GOP is Rotting’
4)The American Conservative – has most detailed response to ‘The GOP is Rotting’
5)The New American – returned results but only on David Brooks peripherally
6)Front Page Magazine – returned results but only on David Brooks peripherally
7)Christian Science Monitor – commentary on David Brooks, none on ‘GOP is Rotting’
8)CNSNews.com – commentary on David Brooks, none on ‘GOP is Rotting’
9)Human Events – commentary on David Brooks, none on ‘GOP is Rotting’
10)Washington Times – commentary on David Brooks, none on ‘GOP is Rotting’