David Brooks on Ideas

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David Brooks on Ideas

New York Times columnist David Brooks spoke about his new book, the Tea Party movement and small magazines.

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During a wide-ranging and often amusing recent talk before WQ subscribers at the Wilson Center, New York Times columnist David Brooks spoke about his new book, The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement, the Tea Party movement (“They use Abbie Hoffman means to chase Norman Rockwell ends”), and his conviction (one to which we at the WQ happily subscribe) that “small magazines actually do run the country.” You can get a brief taste in the clip below, or listen to the entire hour-long broadcast here.