Why not support Trump? It’s a simple answer really, but let’s begin with another more pressing question: Why not be a conservative?
No, William Weld won’t win. But that’s not the point.
Your Ordinary World for 12Mar19 with links to stories about President Trump, Speaker Pelosi & impeachment, reparations debate, religion & conservatism, Jeffrey Epstein, and Rep. Amash to read, share, & discuss.
Your Ordinary World for Monday with links about the Super Bowl, HBCU still struggling, Ralph Northam, Progressive FoPo in 2020 campaign, find every language, conservative media, and a trailblazing flyer gets historic sendoff.
Turning the right page…
Never Trump Republicans may go the way of Moderate Republicans with no desire to do anything more than complain.
Is it possible that the idea of death tickling at the back of our mind is pushing us to be more ideologically rigid as our population ages? Is fear driving our new partisan gulf? As a thought experiment let’s be brave and think about death for just a moment.
Conservatives especially would do well to remember that a core principle of their alleged beliefs is personal accountability. If conservatives or anyone else hope to attract people to hearing them out, a fully developed sense of handling unfairness in a constructive way is key.
American conservatives should consider the example of Robert Peel in trying to figure out the way forward.
In light of Trump’s most recent loathsome statements, it is clear the Republican Party has fewer actual conservatives than it wishes to admit.
On meeting Phyllis Schlafly.
Why is Brexit a victory for American conservatives? Where exactly is their dog in this fight? What thing have they won that I am just not seeing?
America desperately needs a disciplined, conservative political party — a thing the GOP has not been for quite some time. Here are the six steps those small-c conservatives of the #NeverTrump variety will have to take if they want to stem the rise of Trumpism in their party.
The Kinks made some of the best conservative rock records, even if they share little with Republican talking points.
A reply to Dan Scotto on conservatism and the GOP.
Conservatism stresses deference to the unseen. Trump rejects that out of hand, and he’s on the verge of the Republican nomination. What happened?
“Maybe the presidency itself should be regarded as one of those things that is good to have but not a must-have, especially if obtaining it requires uncomfortable change.”