Conservative In Name Only
George Will has wondered what has happened to limited-government conservatives. So has Robert Bidinotto. Why, for example, is there such a focus on including Creationism in school curriculum? This is now the hot topic as government spending and regulation grow uncontrollably. And there is absolutely no mention of removing the Federal government from schooling or private alternatives! Is conservatism, in particular self-reliant rugged individualism, dead?
Update: It's not just our conservatives. This blogger from the UK sees the same problem in England. Worse! He notes that a lead candidate in their Conservative Party is not only "Conservative in Name Only" but wants to get rid of the name!