Conservatism’s not-so-finest hour

Conservatism’s not-so-finest hour

It has been a week and a few days of heavy news much of which is still evolving which accounts for such a tardy post on the subject.  Yes, it has been a time of a Papal visit to America and of a Presidential candidate’s visit to Oklahoma, and of the resignation of the third office in line to the Presidency.  All of these events made big news last week and this week.  They did however play before a backdrop of a greater overarching issue:  a transitional period for Conservatism and the Conservative Movement.  The truth is that it is becoming increasingly difficult to determine what constitutes conservative ideology and what differentiates it from run of the mill assholism. It is not an every day event when the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church visits the...

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