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Rethinking Big Goverment Conservatism

By on 7.1.08 | 12:55PM

Limited goverment isn't very popular in the current political climate and cutting federal programs that benefit the middle class is exceedingly difficult, to say nothing of politically dangerous. Conservatives need to adapt to these political realities without completely capitulating to them. I argue today in the Politico that big government conservatism, which seems like the easy solution for Republicans in a new era of big government, is in fact a path to failure.

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