[O]ne thing Trump is very good at is claiming responsibility for the things that are going right for the United States economy, but these claims don't actually hold up to any rigorous scrutiny.
If real conservatism, the kind that would be recognized by Buckley and Reagan, really be worth fighting for, conservatives should fight for it.
The choice between Trump and the good was not a hard choice. It is tragic so many have chosen their idols over the truth.
The legacies of Ronald Reagan and Milton Friedman are simply too precious to sacrifice them for a party of cowards and political charlatans.
No matter how tugged our heart strings may be, a bad policy doesn't become a good policy and a deficit doesn't become a surplus.
Like all emotions, fear clouds judgment, but fear, from its seat deep within the brain stem, has more power to simply turn off rational thought than any other human emotion.
Like many conservatives in 2016 and 2017, I believed the definition of "never" was well understood and generally accepted, and when people said it, I thought I knew what they meant. I was mistaken.
As much fun as wasting precious days of our lives pushing a repugnant, center left moderate Republican in another doomed election would be, ideological conservatives have better things to do.