Because Friday was a day that ended in a "y", course Mr. David Brooks of the New York Times was to be found somewhere in America, in front of a substantial audience, troweling out his fragrant brand of Both Siderism with both hands.
And because Friday was a day that ended in a "y", no one stopped him.
From the PBS News Hour:
DAVID BROOKS:...But the larger issue here with both the Syrian and the Iranian thing is sometimes when you lean in and do something, you get blamed for it, the Iraq war. Sometimes, when you lean out and don’t do anything, you get blamed for it, Syria.And so you got to have a foreign policy that is very tied to the circumstance at hand. Is this a smart move in this particular space? My problem, in retrospect, with the Bush administration, they were like leaning in all the time. My problem with the Obama administration is they’re leaning out all the time.And so neither are that context-specific. And I think that’s just a lesson we have learned from the last two administrations.
One theory holds that, as a neocon, David Brooks can only get it up when the United States is invading some country, somewhere.
Ergo Brooks blames Obama for killing his marriage.
Another theory holds that Brooks is just a shit who lies for money.
I say, "Teach the controversy".