American Spectator publisher Al Regnery has a piece in today’s NY Post arguing that unlike Barry Goldwater in 1964, Obama is not launching a true, enduring, political movement.
Unlike the personality-driven Obama effort, which emphasizes vague democratic ideals and “change,” the Goldwater bid centered on principles. His platform was based on ideas – limited government, economic and political freedom, federalism; fiscal responsibility, traditional values.
Read the whole thing.
Also, you can find out more about Al Regnery’s new book, Upstream: The Ascendance of American Conservatism, and purchase copies, here.