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Shields and Brooks on Trump’s 100-day performance

Shields and Brooks on Trump’s 100-day performance

Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Now to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields, and New York Times columnist David Brooks.
Welcome, gentlemen.
So, we’re just one day away, David, from the 100-day mark of the new administration. What are we thinking right now?
DAVID BROOKS, The New York Times: A hundred days is a stupid marker — 99 days, much better.
DAVID BROOKS: No, it’s not a success.
But I think what’s striking, he has had the obvious failures, the health care and all the rest. And I think what’s striking and makes me remain curious about the next four years is the change. I mean, it’s just rapid change. We have never seen a president change this much from being a populist to being a corporatist, from being the Bannon dark knight to shifting to putting pretty straight, at least people who are — putting a process around him.
And so I would say there’s been some improv