Against Norquist’s Pledge and Chambliss’ Openness to Tax Hikes

I recently wrote that “As conservatives, we should not be ideological. We should assess situations separately, judging them on their own merit….” I was speaking of our tendency to act like liberals by making big deals out of small gaffes from the President. But what I said likewise applies to conservative’s fiscal views: they should not be ideological. Conservatism does not mean taking a hardline stance. Take taxes, for instance. Conservatism does not mean taxes should be taken off the negotiating Read more […]