Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Revolutionary? Radical? Right? Or Just Plain Republican?

The American Conservative's Paul Gottfried and Brian Doherty scoff at the notion of "the Tea Party activists as radical rightists" and remind us that "a revolutionary, anti-government spirit was part of America's founding—though the elites have mostly succeeded in turning it into a thing of the past" respectively — Revolutionary Phoniness and Is There a Radical Right?

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Blogger Mark in Spokane said...

Conservative. That's the best political approach -- right, left, radical, reactionary, all of those labels are ideological. Conservatism is the negation of ideology in the light of the permanent things.

9:57 AM  
Blogger The Western Confucian said...

I'd be happy with that, if only TV and radio blowhards who only wish to conserve their ratings would stop calling themselves conservative.

2:58 PM  
Anonymous Walt said...

@ Joshua. Mega Dittoes!!!(LOL)

3:35 AM  

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