The libertarian "movement" has existed since the '70s, yet the number of Americans who self-identify as libertarians has rarely ever cracked 10%. Libertarianism focused on pot, sexual expression, and the universal rights of man is a road to nowhere.
Just when I thought I was inured enough to America's slow degradation, a series of recent events crystallized Alasdair MacIntyre's observation that barbarians are no longer beyond our borders but "have already been governing us for quite some time."
A pitiable character – a patsy used for his unbalanced personality, brought in to dispose of Priebus, then cast out like a dog.
We in the West are undergoing a political reorganization.
Sooner or later, the left's poorly cobbled together victim groups will be at each others' throats.
We treat schooling like a universal good but still want students to have the ability to gracefully climb the ladder of social mobility without stumbling.
Instead of going through the five stages of grief, they’ve taken to creating an alternative universe where their ideology is still unquestioned orthodoxy.
Unlike other Republican pols in his position, Governor Pat McCroy has refused to fall in line in the face of ridicule and economic blackmail.
With victory in his grasp, the question is: can Trump go too far? Can he whip up the rage, but not so much that it backfires?
Any conservative not lying to himself knows what’s actually at play behind the progressive push for pure sexual autonomy: the wiping out of religious norms in public life.