NYT David Brooks is Senate Darling

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By Betsy Rothstein

WaPo‘s wonky liberal blogger Ezra Klein isn’t the only Washington reporter whose words get quoted by lawmakers. NYT‘s conservative columnist David Brooks received two mentions from senators in one day. Senate Maj. Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) cited him on Wednesday morning on the Senate floor as did Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.).

“Read David Brooks’ column this morning. Brilliant column,” declared Kerry.

C-SPAN has the footage. Watch here and here.