One glaring distinction between conservatism and liberalism is that conservatives believe there is usually a clear right and wrong on most social questions, or at the very least a more virtuous way to behave.
One glaring similarity between Republicans and Democrats, it seems, is that it all depends upon who’s in power.
Democrats who defended the credibly alleged infidelities of President Bill Clinton are now trashing President Donald Trump.
Republicans who are now defending the credibly alleged infidelities of Trump once said Clinton’s serial adultery deemed him unworthy of the Oval Office.
And each side twists themselves into rhetorical pretzels trying to justify their apparent hypocrisy.
It’s saddening to watch. That’s why during times like these conservatives should remember why we’re in this fight — to advocate for ideas, not for individuals.
As the psalmist wrote, “Put not your trust in princes … in whom there is no help.”Continue reading →