“The conservative era is over.”
As much pleasure as it gives me to see, read, and hear those words, I can’t claim them for myself.
They came from none other than Pat Buchanan, the former Nixon aide who spoke them on television on the night of the election.
He is, of course, right. Conservatism, and its longtime home, the Republican Party, is out of power at all the top levels of our national government, and seems likely to be so for quite some time.