Well, this happened on Easter Sunday:
David Brooks: “Let’s face it, whether deservedly or not [Obama] does have a manhood problem in the Middle East” #MeetThePress
— Benjamin Armbruster (@benjaminja) April 20, 2014
Oh dear. Must we think about that?
David Brooks On NBC: Obama 'Has a Manhood Problem' in the Middle East http://t.co/XhuuAYyMOq (VIDEO)
— Mediaite (@Mediaite) April 20, 2014
That's gonna leave a mark… http://t.co/0rDgpPO0vK
— Chicks On The Right (@chicksonright) April 20, 2014
Cries of racism like this one swiftly sprung up, natch:
How fucking racist do you have to get before someone calls you on it?? "David Brooks Says Obama Has ‘A Manhood Problem In The Middle East’"
— Leesa Brown (@ReasonVsFear) April 20, 2014
For most, it was more a case of “Um, duh.”
David Brooks: Barack Obama has a manhood problem in the Middle East.
— Hair (@SHannitysHair) April 21, 2014
David Brooks on Meet The Press: Obama has a foreign policy "manhood" problem. Well, he's calling it as he sees it.
— LATiffani (@LATiffani1) April 21, 2014
Washington Times: David Brooks, Bob Corker & Chuck Todd all agree, Obama has a "manhood problem".
— Joy Tiz (@joytiz) April 21, 2014
Obama has a Manhood problem…? That's News…!!??
— Mister Albert To You (@LiberalTheory) April 21, 2014
Still, the fact that it was uttered by David Brooks of all people makes it sting more:
— jon gabriel (@exjon) April 21, 2014