With adequate opposition, left wing political parties are fluffy, cuddly, and sometimes useful. But take away real opposition and a phase change happens. They become crazy, tyrannical, and often bloodthirsty – like gremlins if you feed them after dark.
It is time for a political party which mixes conservatism and conservation.
What do you get when you mix 17 parts defective welfare system, 23 parts broken justice system, and 2 parts racism? Answer: Mass incarceration of African Americans, millions of civil liberties violations, and the occasional riot.
The U.S. is morphing into Venezuela. And no, I’m not writing about the multi trillion dollar bailout, the authoritarian quarantine measures, or our President’s jaw boning the private sector. Many of these measures are warranted in a time of emergency. There will be a price to be paid, but so be it. No, I’m writing …
Some action items from this extended meditation on political strategy.