Tag Archives: David Brooks

The Nature of Black People

Hi, I’m David Brooks. Again. Like the rest of you, I too am deeply disturbed by the fact that black people keep rioting. I sometimes find myself almost wanting to weep with admiration when they protest peacefully, but now it … Continue reading

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We Are All Jews Now

Hi, I’m David Brooks, and things are serious. Not serious in a somber way, how music can sometimes make us feel, but serious in an existential way, as when we see images that disturb us to our very core. Lately, … Continue reading

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The Xanax Recession

Hi, I’m David Brooks. I know I’ve been away for a bit, but fortunately there’s Xanax for the difficult times in-between. Today, I read another article, finally, and I am feeling especially worried about our collective future, and it’s not … Continue reading

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Stairway to Kevin

Hi, I’m David Brooks, but you obviously knew that. What you didn’t know is me, for you’ve never really smelled me. I mean stood right next to me and took a deep, explorative inhale of all my bodily, emotional, and … Continue reading

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I, Like Piketty, Am Queasy-Marxist

Hi, I’m David Brooks, and like a fine wine, that fact only improves with age. As I noted, again, in one of my past editorials, I teach a course at Yale, and I only pointed it out to establish, again, … Continue reading

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Stop Pikettying on Me

Hi, I’m David Brooks, and thank God, because there’s a specter haunting the beloved capitalism that brought me, through sheer force of my unbelievable work ethic, into the four-million-dollar mansion in which I now write this. As I compose, I’m … Continue reading

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Obama’s Waning Manhood

Folks, I’ll try to be brief here.  As I pull out and stare at my Johnson, caressing its tightly bound seams, flitting across its roughly cut edges, and imagining his epic resistance to release while fretting over the declining moral … Continue reading

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