David Brooks Responds to BrooksMeme

More

...with characteristic grace and good humor, of course. Here he is on PBS NewsHour with Mark Shields and an iPad being shown some of the wackier #BrooksMeme contributions from the readers of this blog (his favorite is Last Supper Jesus Brooks, incidentally). The fun begins at around the 4:00 mark. Believe it or not, this is not the strangest part of the segment. Keep watching to see the unlikely spectacle of Brooks and Shields analyzing the death of Randy "Mach Man" Savage:

Watch the full episode. See more PBS NewsHour.

Jump to comments
Presented by

Joshua Green is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

The Time JFK Called the Air Force to Complain About a 'Silly Bastard'

51 years ago, President John F. Kennedy made a very angry phone call.


Elsewhere on the web

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

Adventures in Legal Weed

Colorado is now well into its first year as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. How's it going? James Hamblin visits Aspen.

Video

What Makes a Story Great?

The storytellers behind House of CardsandThis American Life reflect on the creative process.

Video

Tracing Sriracha's Origin to Thailand

Ever wonder how the wildly popular hot sauce got its name? It all started in Si Racha.

Video

Where Confiscated Wildlife Ends Up

A government facility outside of Denver houses more than a million products of the illegal wildlife trade, from tigers and bears to bald eagles.

Video

Is Wine Healthy?

James Hamblin prepares to impress his date with knowledge about the health benefits of wine.

Video

The World's Largest Balloon Festival

Nine days, more than 700 balloons, and a whole lot of hot air

Writers

Up
Down

More in Politics

Just In