It was a shock for me to learn, right off the bat, that America is now in a “post-Christian” age, what with all the Christians in the country and talk of Christianity still going on, on Twitter and off.
“There’s only one thing worse than being effete; And that’s being a cosmopolitan elite! What we need is conservative nationalism: America white or wrong! You know, imperialism.”
By T.S. Swanky, an imaginary, confused conservative Civil liberties? Let’s just call them “liberal liberties” from now on. I was barely recovered from the shockingly disturbing news that President Trump and Steve Bannon were parting ways, when I read that… Read More ›
By T.S. Swanky, an imaginary, confused conservative. Any resemblance to any actual person or conservative columnist, living or dead, is an astounding coincidence. I confess that I was one of the many conservative “Never Trumpers” who said publicly before the election that… Read More ›
Writing recently in The New York Times Magazine, prominent historian Rick Perlstein attempts to figure out how exactly American conservatism could produce, as if out of nowhere, a candidate and a president of such “intellectual embarrassment” as Donald Trump. What had… Read More ›
Perhaps inspired by a genuinely religious (that is, generally liberal) sermon, House Speaker John Boehner decided the next morning he had nothing more to say politically and told House Republicans and the nation yesterday that he is quitting and leaving Congress. Boehner did not say, however,… Read More ›
(Mother’s Day card, 1916 by Northern Pacific Railway (eBay item card front card back) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons) (Editor’s Note: Former imaginary conservative columnist T.S. Swanky, aka “the voice of reason,” asked to return for he fictionally failed to… Read More ›