David Brooks: “We’re Not Going To Get Together For The Sake Of Civility”


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In this clip, David Brooks answers a question from moderator Liel Lebovitz on how to change the culture of Washington D.C:

We’re not going to get together for the sake of civility. I don’t believe anyone will sacrifice anything for the sake of civility. You get together to solve a common problem.

Brooks also recommended a little liquid courage.

There needs to be a lot more bourbon drinking. They used to get drunk together at night, and now they all fly home, or drink water and go to the gym.