Mark Lilla cites a wonderful quote from Augustine's Confessions "Mihi quaestio factus sum," or "I have become a problem to myself" at the beginning of...
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Reports of conservatism's death have been greatly exaggerated. Reading recent predictions of the demise of anti-statist politics, one might think we have arrived at the dawn of a new social democratic America.
Palin's anti-elite style embodied a particular form of nationalism that abjured both elites and the "undeserving" poor. It is precisely this nationalism that animates Tea Partiers today.
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