Democrats may be aghast, some independent voters may be stunned, and traditional Republican conservatives truly descended from Ronald Reagan and Barry Goldwater may talk about needing to reverse the demonization tide.
But Neal Gabler writing in the L.A. Times contends that 21st century conservatism is now akin to religion — and that compromise will not only do no good but will never be possible. And, he concludes, modern conservatives are making gains and will likely continue to do so.
Read it in full (we won’t excerpt it — since this requires a full read). Your comments?
Joe Gandelman is a former fulltime journalist who freelanced in India, Spain, Bangladesh and Cypress writing for publications such as the Christian Science Monitor and Newsweek. He also did radio reports from Madrid for NPR’s All Things Considered. He has worked on two U.S. newspapers and quit the news biz in 1990 to go into entertainment. He also has written for The Week and several online publications, did a column for Cagle Cartoons Syndicate and has appeared on CNN.