I wear with great pride the scorn from the right and consider the label of liberal a badge of honor. But during this election cycle, I find myself becoming increasingly annoyed with my left-leaning colleagues and friends. Many seem to have forgotten or wish to deny the deep truth that idealism is not a foundation for governance.
A full 22 conservative thinkers (although, with the likes of Glenn Beck and William Kristol in the mix, we do of necessity use that term quite broadly) all weighed in on why Donald Trump is a terrible candidate for Republicans to consider making their presidential nominee, and why Trump is an all-around terrible human being.
David French, of the National Review, recently took to task "progressive Christians" who think that economic policy should consider the "common good." He gathers a smattering of biblical references (it seems, with considerable help from Google) to rebuke this economic heresy, but his lack of respect for context results in claims that are both anachronistic and ridiculous.