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.