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December 13, 2013 - 12:49 pm

The MSM version of “conservative.”

But there is a way out: Make the executive branch more powerful.

This is a good moment to advocate greater executive branch power because we’ve just seen a monumental example of executive branch incompetence: the botched Obamacare rollout. It’s important to advocate greater executive branch power in a chastened mood. It’s not that the executive branch is trustworthy; it’s just that we’re better off when the presidency is strong than we are when the rentier groups are strong, or when Congress, which is now completely captured by the rentier groups, is strong.

You see, kids, the executive branch screwed up because the executive branch isn’t powerful enough.

It is a hallmark of modern American progressives to scream for more government control every time there is a spectacular failure by that very same government. Brooks’ first example of an “advantage” is that the executive branch could easily come to a “policy conclusion” on something like immigration reform.

Leaving immigration policy in the hands of this current president is not only not something any real conservative would want, it is pretty much a fringe-left notion about how the United States government should be run.

Noah Rothman at Mediaite has an excellent takedown of Brooks and the Times‘ version of “conservative.”

With this latest thought-burp, Brooks seems to be going the full David Brock route. The sooner he admits he’s finally been assimilated by the Prog Borg, the better.

Stephen Kruiser is a professional comedian and writer who has also been a conservative political activist for over two decades. A co-founder of the first Los Angeles Tea Party, Kruiser often speaks to grassroots groups around America and has had the great honor of traveling around the world entertaining U.S. troops.

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Brooks is brilliant. He has escaped an IRS audit by suggesting the OBAMA PLAN ...and made it sound serious.

The time to remove sanctions from Iran, is when they are most likely to enrich more uranium.

The time to grant amnesty to 13 million border crashers, is when more than half the nation is already on public assistance and there is no job recovery, because they will be most grateful for entitlements that are already bankrupt.

The time to throw money at Solyndra is when it is clearly a bust, because guaranteeing crony payback is most appreciated when the company is an abysmal failure.

The time to run guns to drug cartels is after they have formed a criminal enterprise, because they will kill people with those guns and therefore we will know that they did kill people...which will really scare them.

The time to expand Presidential power is when the President is acting in a lawless and anti-constitutional dictatorship frenzy, because if you are going to shred the Constitution, you might as well declare yourself the power to sic the IRS on people and spy on them...and hang in public square imbecilic journalist twits.
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In the WH Press Room Sometime In The NEAR Future...

"Just a quick announcement here folks: The office of the Press Secretary has been expanded to compliment the expansion of Presidential authority. Licensing of Journalists and News Organs will begin just as soon as the individual FBI Background investigations and IRS audits are completed. All stories will be Pre-approved by this office until such time as Official Censors can be assigned to each news organ in the country. Thank You for your patience. NOW, any questions?"
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It is such a gob-smacking stupid post, there is almost no way to get one's arms around it. "The government just failed, and failed in such a monumental way that will result in real harm to real people at great cost that we should give them more power."
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When has David Brooks ever been a friend to the Constitution?
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Only Congress is delegated authority to make law: not the Courts; and not the Executive.

The Executive is delegated responsibility "to faithfully execute the laws of the US". The Executive has no lawful authority to pick and choose the laws, or parts thereof they will enforce. Any effort to do so violates their oath, repudiates their authority; and demands their immediate removal from office.
32 weeks ago
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Brooks has been the house token conservative for a long time.
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They are all corrupt to the bone.

Part of the strategy is to co-opt anybody who leans even slightly in the direction of truth and freedom.

It's impossible for someone inside the echo chamber to escape after a period of a few years. That's why even CK and George Wills periodically spew insanity even though they are easily the best pundits who choose to exist in the axis of evil.
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What Brooks really said:

"Screw that old document called The Constitution."

Well here's one for you Brooks - SCREW YOU. The last thing this country needs is an Emperor - even a benign one - which O'Zero certainly isn't.

Stupidity knows no bounds - especially if your name is David Brooks.

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"Third, executive branch officials usually have more specialized knowledge than staffers on Capitol Hill and longer historical memories."

Hard to figure out who David might have in mind, closest confidante and power behind the throne, brain dead Valerie ? (ok Jarrett is an un-official official.)

When I think of "specialized knowledge", executive branch doofi (plural of doofus) like the current secretaries of defense and state or Nat. Sec. adviser and liar extraordinaire Susan Rice or "I heart Hamas" John Brennan DO NOT come to mind. Nor do any individuals in that vast array of extra-constitutional executive appointees.
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Rentier groups ?

David ("swoons at perfect crease in Obama's pants") Brooks is a card carrying DOOFUS.

"Second, executive branch officials are more sheltered from the interest groups than Congressional officials. Third, executive branch officials usually have more specialized knowledge than staffers on Capitol Hill and longer historical memories."

gag, cough, choke.
32 weeks ago
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David Brooks is a BoBo in Paradise.
32 weeks ago
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Watch that profiling of "David." I am on your Twitter feed and Facebook as well.

BRING BACK KRUISER CONTROL!!
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