Ruth Marcus

Once Again, Ruth Marcus Demagogues Dems
The Washington Posts Ruth Marcus is supposed to be a liberal, but you'd never know it from her writing. Read more...
Colbert Mocks Brooks And Marcus For 'Confused' Columns On Legalizing Pot
Stephen Colbert gives David Brooks and Ruth Marcus the treatment they deserve after the very confused columns they wrote warning of the dangers of legalizing marijuana. Read more...
Majority Report: Is David Brooks High? NY Times Columnist Writes Most Ridiculous Drug Column Ever
The Majority Report's Sam Seder and our friend Cliff Schecter discuss David Brooks' "incredibly stupid pot column." Read more...
Washington Post's Ruth Marcus: Mary Cheney Deserves Equal Rights, But She Should Keep It To Herself Read more...
You can add this interview to "part the infinity" as to why anything David Brooks says should never be taken seriously again. Why, oh why is this man paid to write a column for The New York Times every week? From this week's The PBS Newshour, Brooks apparently believes that GOP Ayn Rand fanboy Paul Ryan, who has never met a budget he could actually balance should be considered a policy "wonk." Read more...

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As Susie already noted here, Elizabeth Warren's first chance to ask questions as a member of the Senate Banking Committee and to take some of these SEC chairs to task for not prosecuting anyone on Wall Street for their behavior, apparently hurt some Read more...
Ruth Marcus won't have to worry about eating catfood. “The debate about the CPI was really a political debate about how, and by how much, to cut real entitlements.” --Greg Mankiw, chairman of George W. Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers Read more...
Ah yes... Ronald Reagan... that great man of the working people and the American middle class... or at least he was in the alternative reality that is called Peggy Noonan's brain. After her predictions of "Romney rising" in the polls and that the Read more...
(h/t David of VideoCafe) Republicans - even This Week nutjobs like Dana Loesch and GOP handmaidens like Ruth Marcus - will be much more credible on the economy if they stick to talking about statistics, because the unemployment numbers are Read more...
From this Tuesday night's PBS Newshour, apparently the network decided their viewers just weren't getting enough of David Brooks' Villager conventional wisdom with his weekly appearance on Friday night and had him on to weigh in on the State of the Read more...