Friday, May 16, 2008
By Bruce Barry
on Fri, May 16, 2008 at 11:23 AM
yesterday at Townhall.com. Thompson’s opening salvo was mostly a vapid paean to an imagined conservative future, but it did include this curious bit of cause-effect reasoning:
Now isn’t the time for conservatives to be looking for a tailored message or a politically expedient route to victory if the end result is going to be the inevitable slide toward the liberalization and secularization of America, and the growth of government and loss of freedom that inevitably ensues.
Let me see if I have this right, F-man: Eight years of a staunchly anti-liberal, anti-secular administration (abetted by six years of an obsequious Congress) yields unrestrained growth of government, a ravaging of the separation of powers and a willful disregard for civil liberties, and you think liberalization and secularization are the paramount threats to freedom and government efficiency? So what are they putting in the water up there on Planet Delusion?
We at Pith join the many who welcome Fred Thompson to the blogosphere following his