Tag Archive: Words that Work

Rephrasing Conservatism For a Dense Electorate


Ever since last November’s election, we’ve heard many talking heads in the mainstream media insist that the big problem with the Republican party is that it just isn’t enough like the Democratic party. They see President Obama’s re-election victory, as narrow as it was, as proof of a changing electorate that is moving away from…

Being ‘Out of the Mainstream’ Is Suddenly a Political Non-Starter?


It seems you can’t listen to a political debate these days without hearing some liberal politician or media pundit using the term “out of the mainstream” to marginalize a conservative viewpoint. Much like “the one percent”, it’s one of those nauseating catchphrases designed to discount an argument on the basis that its perspective falls outside…