Friday, 4 March 2016

New York Times "conservative" reduced to ad hominem attack

Left-populism and "sensible conservative" populism have much in common 

David Brooks is paid to generate ideas. Here is the chance for him to critique the new conservative populism or "sensible conservatism" (as Trump calls it) and all he can do is "attack the man":  Somebody should write a tome titled How Not To Defeat Donald Trump. While I would like progressive Democrats to tell us why America (and any sovereign nation) should not have control over its borders or why the Muslim Brotherhood and Identity Politics are a good thing, it would be nice if "moderate Republicans" could explain the morality (and political viability) of Mitt Romney's 2012 icy dismissal of 47% of the electorate: