David Brooks, the supposedly reasonable conservative columnist for the New York Times, has foolishly joined the chorus of voices claiming that President Obama has yet to produce a plan to avert the painful sequestration that now looms on the horizon.
But Steve Benen has thrown a WITHERING SPOTLIGHT on Brooks’ nonsense:
As best as I can tell, New York Times columnist David Brooks is a well-connected pundit. Powerful people return his phone calls, and when he wants information from top governmental offices, Brooks tends to get them.
And with this in mind, it’s puzzling that Brooks based his entire column ...