Conservatism and Unreasonable Optimism by Sam Ryskamp

“We must revive the fine tradition of conservative pessimism. In this age, optimism is for children and fools. And liberals.” – John Derbyshire In light of last fall’s elections, how optimistic should we be about America’s future? The melancholy state of the Republican Party has led many to associate optimism with liberalism, but the GOP is floundering precisely because we let go of the unreasonable … Continue reading Conservatism and Unreasonable Optimism by Sam Ryskamp