Do you remember when George H. W. Bush was accused of being a “Brooks Brothers Republican?” Or in 2000, when a group of conservative protestors were dubbed the “Brooks Brothers Brigade” for rioting at the Miami-Dade county polling headquarters during the Florida recount?
This morning, I take a look back at the clothing company, which has — for better or worse — been a part of the . . . ahem . . . fabric of American politics since it first gave Abraham Lincoln his legendary black frock coat.