Daily Archive: October 13, 2009


Conservative Fusionism Is To Blame

In his response to Freddie, Conor writes: This is sloppy reasoning. It treats conservatism as though it is indistinguishable from the Republican Party and the Bush Administration — as though a political philosophy and...


A quick post on Obama and gay rights

At the risk of ruffling the feathers of a few of my blogging comrades, I think that Kevin Drum is basically correct when he asks LGBT activists to chill out a little: Still, even...


Wait, someone actually voted against this amendment?

This story seems to have gotten lost in the furor surrounding Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize, but I’d love to hear someone explain why 30 Republican senators – including noted bordello client David Vitter –...


The Future of Conservatism, continued

Once you’ve finished with Mark’s excellent post on the recent “future of conservatism” symposium, you should check out this entry from Tim Lee, who was also on-hand for the discussion.