I tend to group politicians in four quadrants: 1) liberal and pragmatic, 2) conservative and pragmatic, 3) liberal and ideological, and 4) conservative and ideological. To be blunt, I would rather support politicians in buckets #1 and #2, than those in #3 and #4. Frankly, both ideological liberals and conservatives are in charge of our country now, and it is starting to get scary. On the one hand, Congressional Republicans ought to be lauded for … Read More
via Reflections of a Rational Republican
Ross Douthat takes some of the same position today.
And it seems like both moderates and conservatives are starting to distance themselves from the Republican Party. It really has gone way too far.
And judging from the discussion on the referred post – the author get slaugthered by simply pointing out that 83/17 cuts and revenues is fair. How about that.