My thoughts on the state of conservatism these days…..originally posted on my op-ed blog…..2021 will show what direction the GOP will decide to travel chuq
The GOP use to hold the mantle of America’s conservative party….that is until the slow rise of the Tea Party and then the election of Donald Trump…..the GOP has become the party of Trump and flies in the face of conservatism.
To keep it simple…..Generally believe in personal responsibility, limited government, free markets, individual liberty, traditional American values and a strong national defense. Also believe the role of government should be to provide people the freedom necessary to pursue their own goal.
So with that simple explanation we see that Trump flies in the face of American conservatism.
But if you need more conservatism to test my premise then this may be of assistance….https://kirkcenter.org/conservatism/ten-conservative-principles/
Next, do we truly want a true conservative party?
We already have a damn good conservative party…..it is called Democrats.
I have been saying that for years…ever since the Reagan years because the Dems turned…
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