Worst Messaging Ever

Okay, if I were trying to sell you something, like, maybe a car, I would go about it a certain way.  I would talk about its advantages; I would talk about maybe the great gas mileage or maybe the cozy interior, or the sweet racing stripes. What I would not do was tell you that the car was likely to roll if...

Disillusioned With Republicanism

Earlier today I wrote up a quick post about the fact that the GOP is in a state of disarray.  It may not necessarily be coming apart at the seams exactly, but wires are most definitely getting crossed, and it’s almost impossible to grasp what exactly is going on. David Brooks’ piece in the NYT...

The Posterity of the Religious Right

Modern movement conservatism is, as most should know, buoyed by an alliance of three core constituencies; religiously motivated social conservatives, fiscal conservatives, and the neoconservative war hawk. It’s an alliance that has been so strong and has played such a powerful role in contemporary...