Fareed Zakaria: Conservatives Have Lost Touch With Reality

06/16/2011 02:16 pm ET | Updated Aug 16, 2011
  • Fareed Zakaria TIME

We need conservative ideas to modernize the U.S. economy and reform American government. But what we have instead are policies that don't reform but just cut and starve government — a strategy that pays little attention to history or best practices from around the world and is based instead on a theory. It turns out that conservatives are the woolly-headed professors after all.

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