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NYT's Brooks enjoys White House audience
Yahoo News ^ | 7/6/2010 | Michael Calderone

Posted on 07/06/2010 4:49:30 PM PDT by Yossarian

Columnist David Brooks has a reputation for being every liberal's favorite conservative. It's a debatable moniker, but it does seem to fit so far as the White House is concerned.

The Obama administration has courted centrist to left-leaning pundits since coming to Washington. White House officials regularly make advisers and experts available to liberal columnists on deadline. They've also held several off-the-record lunches with the president during major policy rollouts.

Brooks is one conservative among the White House favorites.

(SNIP!)

Brooks' favorite soundtrack these days also seems entirely apt for the even-tempered columnist: "Sense and Sensibility."

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KEYWORDS: bias; brooks; davidbrooks
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To: Yossarian

I’m a little conflicted when it comes to Brooks. I mean, if you could only choose one descriptive, would it be sellout, Judas, throne-sniffer, boot-licker, butt-kisser, turncoat, backstabber, traitor, double-crosser, rat, quisling, two-timer, fink, or fifth columnist? Well, OK, if you could choose only two. Three. Four, tops.


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