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David Brooks: ‘More people own ferrets than watch Fox News’

February 25, 2011

What happens when you get a few “intellectuals” together? You get a few critical shots at things with mass appeal.

Debating the Two-Party System

February 17, 2011

Earlier this week, I spent two hours arguing with a very witty libertarian and an avuncular Israeli Rush Limbaugh fan about whether the two-party system is ruining America. No, it wasn't just another typical night around my dinner table. It was part of a debate sponsored by Intelligence Squared, held at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

Arianna Huffington Can't Win When It Comes to NYU's Intelligence² Debate

February 17, 2011

Even Arianna Huffington can't win 'em all. Paired with conservative pundit David Brooks in what should have been a dream team, she was soundly defeated in Tuesday night's Intelligence² debate at NYU's Skirball Center. The contest pitted Huffington and Brooks against satirist P.J. O'Rourke and journalist Zev Chafets. The topic: the merits of the two-party system.

America's House Divided: Intelligence Squared Debates Examines America’s Two-Party System

February 16, 2011

The latest round in America’s premier debate series, Intelligence Squared Debates, pitted President and Editor-in-Chief of Huffington Post Media Group, Arianna Huffington and New York Times columnist David Brooks, against America’s premier political satirist P.J. O’Rourke, and Zev Chafets, contributor to the New York Times Magazine and founding editor of the Jerusalem Report.

'Dr. Doom' Squares Off Against Other Economists in Intelligence Squared Debate

October 27, 2010

Is big government stifling the American spirit? That was the question posed to panelists at last night's Intelligence Squared debate in the Skirball Center. Among the guests was Stern professor Nouriel Roubini, who was nicknamed "Dr. Doom" by the New York Times after he successfully predicted the financial crisis as early as September 2006.

Karl Rove launches 'Bush legacy project' with Iraq war claim

December 05, 2008

Karl Rove made the claim as the president's inner circle launched an unofficial "Bush legacy project", with their old boss preparing to leave the White House next month.

Rove: Bush hardly worst president

December 02, 2008

Karl Rove -- the architect, the one-time senior White House adviser to President Bush -- walked into the lion's den Tuesday night to argue that his former boss is not the worst president of the past 50 years.

Rove Defends Bush: He's Not Worst President Of Past 50 Years

December 02, 2008

George W. Bush is the worst United States president of the last fifty years.

Is Bush the Worst President in the Last 50 Years?

December 02, 2008

Karl Rove, a close confidant and former adviser to President Bush, said Tuesday he did not believe the administration would have gone to war in Iraq had intelligence indicated Saddam Hussein did not possess weapons of mass destruction, contradicting some of his former boss's previous statements.