What are we supposed to think of David Brooks when 99.8 percent of the population is mad at the banks and he tries to reframe it as some sick deviance called “populism”? All of the MBAs at Columbia and the hedge fund managers, and the PhD economists are now suddenly populists and have come off of their moorings? David Brooks just cannot seem to look power in the eye without sucking up.
Taibbi reams him out and he deserves it. Click here to read article.
Rob Johnson is a Senior Fellow and the Director of the Project on Global Finance at the Roosevelt Institute.