Talking about Pennsylvania politics...
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Having recently railed against the “establishment”, it’s time for a crack at the base. As I have previously asserted, the base is allergic to compromise. While this idea is widely taken as a given among the establishment and the Left, few take the time to analyze the behavior. The problem is actually a somewhat broader [...]
Some weeks ago I was asked my thoughts about the way forward for the conservative movement. I felt a little like I had been asked to provide a proof for Einstein’s general relativity and then handed a napkin and a crayon. I mentioned the obvious “base-vs-establishment” split, but could not see an obvious way forward. [...]
Look, Ryan-Murray is not good. I’d probably vote against it if I were in Congress. However, I have a hard time getting too incensed about it. One of the problems of our contemporary politics is the seeming inability to differentiate the merely bad from the atrocious. Ryan-Murray is merely bad. It is not the WORST [...]