The GOP once called itself “The Party of Ideas,” and that claim was often accurate. True Conservatism, as opposed to mere Populist Reflux, is a philosophy rooted in intellect and reason.
Conservatives were frequently right in condemning government over-reach. Now their legislative reach is strangling us all.
Today’s Republican Cultist Zombies are not conservatives. They are reactionaries, and their reactions are simply spasms of fear-driven hatred. They are intellectually stunted and emotionally infantile.
The Party of Ideas is now the Party of Ignorance.
And the driving force is fear. Fear of everything. Fear of everybody.
As they call others “Snowflakes.”