Peter Wehner (above), a former Reagan administration official who’s usually wrong on most issues, flirts with a truism in THIS ESSAY:
Assume for the sake of the argument that this [fiscal cliff] debate has been engaged and adjudicated by the public – and the public prefers the liberal solution (raising taxes on the “rich” in the name of “fairness”). Does the conservative movement, in order to maintain its strength and appeal, make peace with the public’s view? Or attempt to change it? And if so, how?
These questions are too large to tackle in a single post. I simply ...