Thomas Sowell – The Politics Of Hopelessness

Conservatives’ Terrifying Message – By David French – The Corner – National Review Online

Conservatives’ Terrifying Message – By David French – The Corner – National Review Online.
by David French

If you had told me the day before the election that Mitt Romney would win independents by five, convincingly win among all voters making more than $50,000 per year, and that evangelicals would vote for Mitt by wider margins than they did for even George W. Bush, I would have assumed he’d be on the path to victory. He wasn’t.  As the messaging and tactical second-guessing begins (and it began even before Fox made its Ohio call Tuesday night), we have to be clear-eyed about our challenge:  To tens of millions of American voters, a conservative message of self-reliance and individual economic freedom is, quite frankly, terrifying. Continue reading →