the conservative interregnum
“Ain’t gonna happen [i.e. a genuinely conservative agenda]. It was, after all, a conservative who said that politics is the art of the possible,” opines the blustery John Derbyshire at great length in an article titled “That Old Time Religion,” by which Derbyshire means the conservative movement.
Imagine, for example, President Ron II trying to push his bill to abolish the IRS through Congress. Congress! — whose members eat, drink, breathe and live for the wrinkles they can add to the tax code on behalf of their favored interest groups! Or imagine him trying to kick the U.N. parasites out of our country. Think of the howls of outrage on behalf of suffering humanity from all the lefty academics, MSM bleeding hearts, love-the-world flower children, Eleanor Roosevelt worshippers, and bureaucratic globalizers!Ain’t gonna happen.
It was, after all, a conservative who said that politics is the art of the possible. Ron Paul is not possible. His candidacy belongs to the realm of dreams, not practical politics. But, oh, what sweet dreams! … more
So Willard Milton Romney is the best that we can hope for? See:
- Willard Milton Romney purchases influence at National Review
- National Review challenged by Movement Conservatives; the issue: Romney
- The equity sector candidate, Romney, discovers that the political right is largely for sale
BTW: We have no brief for Dr. Ron Paul. (We did not even know he was a doctor.)
We are for whomever opposes Willard Milton Romney.