‘Conservative’ David Brooks On PBS: Time For GOP Surrender On ‘Right’ To Health Care

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By Tim Graham ~

As expected, on Friday night the PBS NewsHour greeted the failure to repeal Obamacare as a happy “flame-out” by the Republican Party, and pseudo-conservative PBS pundit David Brooks insisted it’s time for Republicans to “wrap their minds around the fact” that Americans want to preserve health care as a “right.”

NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff summarized an earlier chat with Brooks: “David, you said they have had a struggle anything passed, getting legislation passed. This was a flame-out for them.”

Brooks (pictured) replied: “Yes, this was a bigger thing than Donald Trump, though. It was only one bill that lost. It was four bills that lost. And it wasn’t only a six-months effort. It was a seven-year effort.” Naturally, liberal Mark Shields chimed in: “I agree.”

DAVID BROOKS: And you could say you could go back to Newt Gingrich. Think of all the ways the Republicans have…

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