They must assert that the case for liberal policies is so self-evident that all opposition is malevolent. But given the recent record of liberal economics, policies that seem self-evident to them now seem questionable to many. Objective conditions call for alternatives. And Republicans are advocating the conservative alternatives - monetary restraint, lower spending, lower taxes - they have embraced for 30 years.
Friday, November 26, 2010
The Hidden Ideological Debate
Republicans are being unfairly accused of conspiring to tank the economy to weaken the president further, Michael Gerson writes: