Welcome to the world where Richard Blumenthal’s lies are less reprehensible than Rand Paul’s honest opinion.
The Republican presidential nominee, an Arizona senator, was a maverick, which was part of his charm. He spoke and acted impulsively, which was part of his problem. Voters thought his entertaining dimensions might be incompatible with presidential responsibilities. For example, he selected a running mate most Americans had never heard of and who had negligible [...]
Many thanks to Barry Goldwater for this post’s title.
Let me preface this by saying that I have absolutely no military experience. I am a linguist by trade, a libertarian, and an armchair counterjihadist with more experience in the service industry than I care to admit. Believe it or not, this gives me an interesting perspective [...]
Yes, Calvin, Conservatism Shouldn’t Abandon Cultural Issues, It Should Just Be Smart about Pursuing Them
In reaction to my ongoing dialogue with Mary Grabar regarding drug legalization, conservatism and the counterculture, my NewsReal colleague Calvin Freiburger responded fairly to a poorly-worded statement of mine. Calvin highlighted these closing remarks for criticism:
A conservatism that can win is one which understands itself and defines itself as a political movement, not a cultural [...]