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Thursday, May 2, 2013

The East Meets West Talkin' Conservative Blues

I found this in CounterPunch, of all places.

Mainstream conservatism gets a royal kick in the ass in this thoughtful piece by Ron Unz.  With conservative critics like Unz, it is no wonder today's Republican Party can't figure out what it believes or represents.

It's a long piece, but follow it closely and you'll find some highly persuasive writing which backs the notion that U.S. dissent is a many-toothed animal.


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