Thursday, May 24, 2012

Another real conservative bails out of the GOP loonybin.

Michael Fumento describes his long coming break with the New Right that's taken over the GOP.

Welcome. I only beat you by a few years.

My break with the extreme right - Politics - Salon.com

I was always way ahead of the curve. And my exposés primarily appeared in right-wing publications. Back when they were interested in serious research. I also founded a conservative college newspaper, held positions in the Reagan administration and at several conservative think tanks, and published five books that conservatives applauded. I’ve written for umpteen major conservative publications – National Review, the Weekly Standard, the Wall Street Journal and Forbes, among them.
But no longer. That was the old right. The last thing hysteria promoters want is calm, reasoned argument backed by facts. And I’m horrified that these people have co-opted the name “conservative” to scream their messages of hate and anger.

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