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Conservatism Doesn´t Need
An Extreme Makeover
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Ignore The Pundits,
Conservatism Doesn´t Need
An Extreme Makeover

Forbes, by David Davenport

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Posted By:Judy W., 12/27/2012 7:05:44 AM

The obituary for conservatism has been running for six weeks now since the election. (Snip) A standard refrain is that conservatism needs to change both its message and its methods if it ever hopes to be heard again. It’s time for an extreme makeover. I have a little different message for conservatives: It’s time to go deeper. Politics is only the shallow topsoil of the American political debate. But the real work of conservatives now is not at that superficial, topsoil level, it is in the deeper soil of policy and the tap root of values

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Judith, 12/27/2012 7:56:50 AM     (No. 9085368)

Conservatism may be alive in this country, but it definitely is not in the republican party. Fiscal and social conservatism had better find another political party quickly because the two main parties, dems and pubbies, have turned their backs on all conservatives.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 12/27/2012 9:42:01 AM     (No. 9085591)

Elite-ism is what needs the makeover. In fact it needs to be gotten rid of totally out of the Republican party. It wasn´t conservatism on parade this election, but moderatism. And people are really tired of it.

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