05/23/2014 01:30 pm ET Updated May 23, 2014

What's My Problem With Conservative Reformers?


However loopy, bigoted, incompetent, or detached from the realities of economic life the Republican Party may be, it is always just one recession away from regaining political power. It is therefore of the highest importance that sane, non-sociopathic people regain some influence within the party for when that day arrives. A cadre of Republican-affiliated intellectuals has taken up this cause (E.J. Dionne assesses them in a Democracy review essay).

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