Is conservatism finished?The End Of the Right? (E.J. Dionne, The Washington Post, 4 Aug 2006)
What might have seemed an absurd question less than two years ago is now one of the most important issues in American politics. The question is being asked -- mostly quietly but occasionally publicly -- by conservatives themselves as they survey the wreckage of their hopes, and as their champions in the Republican Party use any means necessary to survive this fall's elections.
When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson