Skip to comments.NYT's Brooks enjoys White House audience
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.
Brooks' favorite soundtrack these days also seems entirely apt for the even-tempered columnist: "Sense and Sensibility."
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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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