This David Frum op-ed in the New York Times does a good job explaining the divisions between the different conservative factions (though there are still full-spectrum conservatives out there). At the root is what Tim Carney has dubbed the Dougherty Doctrine, after Michael Brendan Dougherty: “At the end of the day, the arguments all seem to boil down to something similar: If it were more like me, the Republican Party would be better off. It’s failing because it’s like you.”
MORE: Peggy Noonan’s column on the conservative civil wars, along with her take on the audacity of Bill Clinton, is worth a read as well.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?