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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
This guy says mainstream conservatism is dead, but libertarianism is alive and well
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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March 26, 2013 12:20 p.m.



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I don’t agree with all of A.J. Delgado’s argument, but I think it merits your consideration.

He says these three developments signal the death of mainstream conservatism:

1) Immigration reform is all but a foregone conclusion.

2) The gay marriage debate is essentially over.

3) The plan to defund ObamaCare — conservatives’ last stand after the Supreme Court failed to throw out the Act — is over.

Yet, despite these factors, Delgado comes to THIS CONCLUSION:

[A]ll is not lost for the Right. For ‘mainstream’ or ‘standard’ conservatism as we, or as our parents, knew it? Yes. But for ...

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