And here, from Economist’s View, how they are so against whatever Democrats come out with that they are willing to close their minds to sensible policies. Discussing David Frum leaving the American Enterprise Institute, a right leaning think tank, Bruce Bartlett writes:
Since he is no longer affiliated with AEI, I feel free to say publicly something he told me in private a few months ago. He asked if I had noticed any comments by AEI “scholars” on the subject of health care reform. I said no and he said that was because they had been ordered not to speak to the media because they agreed with too much of what Obama was trying to do.
They also howl about inflation. Now, look at this graph and ask yourself: what is the biggest problem afflicting the US today? Hmmmm tough one …
Finally, check out this video (the third one) from Chart Porn about retreating Arctic Ice, and ask yourself which party is most vigorously behind a denial of how this is happening.
This blog is often critical of the Conservatives for their economic prescriptions, and the incoherence of some policy positions. But I believe that their hearts are in the right place – that they ultimately want what is best for most of us. With some Republicans I am not even sure of that.