Jonah Goldberg --
For starters I think he's [David Brooks] just wrong about Alinksy. The main reason Alinsky is hot right now with many conservatives is that, thanks to Beck and Horowitz, many are convinced that Obama is an Alinskyite and so many believe that you can't understand Obama without understanding Alinsky.
Conservative insurgent James O'Keefe in interview with UCLA magazine --
TBS: Can you speak a little about your use of Saul Alinsky?
O’Keefe: Alinsky is a genius and has been central to my videos. His tactics are ideologically neutral, and stand the test of time. They can ultimately be used for truth and righteousness not just for anarchy and disorder (as they may have been used in the past).