David Brooks on VA Dem Turmoil: "A Lot Of Male Bad Behavior, Maybe We Should Have Only Women Leading"

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'Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks analyze the week in politics, including chaos at the highest levels of Virginia government, the effectiveness of congressional investigations, the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling and the legacy of Rep. John Dingell (D-MI).

Brooks weighed in on the blackface controversy surrounding Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) and Attorney General Mark Herring (D) and allegations of sexual assault against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D). He called the Fairfax case the "most serious," but that we should not rush to conclusions without investigating first.

"Men turn out to be a problem. There's a lot of male bad behavior. Maybe we should have only women leading our states. That might solve these problems," Brooks said Friday on PBS NewsHour.

"I'm always very slow to call for resignations. It makes everybody feel good. But I really believe in investigating. And so somebody should be investigating that one," he said.

Brooks said that although what Gov. Northam did was "appalling and hateful" there should be a "path to redemption" for him.'

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