"And in doing so, we were setting ourselves up for a fall. Our audiences echoed us. Outraged and angry. Ready to set fire to the building but forgetting we still live there. Reacting to legitimate policy problems with nothing but anger based solely on ideology and ready to do anything to appease our emotions-even if it meant to cut off our nose to spite our face."
Lots of wisdom in that article. I wish some of the people who are still tearing forward fueled by high-octane anger would check themselves. It's a terribly sad thing that the conservative movement is no longer based on reason, but on emotion.
"This inevitably paved the way for the new era of “conservatism.” One that felt way too comfortable partnering up with bigotry, misogyny, racism. Also, one that was heartrendingly accepting of moral relativism. "
I've seen people elsewhere saying that they won't condemn Tomi Lahren because hey, she's a good voice for our side.