Forty-nine of us, forty-eight men and one woman, lay on the green waiting for the spike to open.
You may die anyway.
You—or the leader of your party—may make it into the cockpit and not know how to fly or land the plane. There are no guarantees. To compound the metaphor: With Trump, at least you can spin the cylinder and take your chances. To ordinary conservative ears, this sounds histrionic.
Can things really be so bad if eight years of Obama can be followed by eight more of Hillary, and yet Constitutionalist conservatives can still reasonably hope for a restoration of our cherished ideals? Not to pick too much on Kesler, who is less unwarrantedly optimistic than most conservatives.
And who, at least, poses the right question: The truth is that Trump articulated, if incompletely and inconsistently, the right stances on the right issues—immigration, trade, and war—right from the beginning. But let us back up. One of the paradoxes—there are so many—of conservative thought over the last decade at least is the unwillingness even to entertain the possibility that America and the West are on a trajectory toward something very bad.
On the one hand, conservatives routinely present a litany of ills plaguing the body politic. Massive, expensive, intrusive, out-of-control government. Ever-higher taxes and ever-deteriorating services and infrastructure.
Inability to win wars against tribal, sub-Third-World foes. And so on and drearily on. Conservatives spend at least several hundred million dollars a year on think-tanks, magazines, conferences, fellowships, and such, complaining about this, that, the other, and everything.
And yet these same conservatives are, at root, keepers of the status quo. Oh, sure, they want some things to change. They want their pet ideas adopted—tax deductions for having more babies and the like.
Many of them are even good ideas. But are any of them truly fundamental? Do they get to the heart of our problems?Turnitin provides instructors with the tools to prevent plagiarism, engage students in the writing process, and provide personalized feedback.
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