The New York Times’s new conservative columnist makes some interesting points in his latest column. Yes, yes, he refers to “illegal immigrants,” the nomenclature favored by the right, and his comments on birth rates have a faint scent of racism. But read to the end.
Bottom line: So-called real Americans are screwing up America.
Here’s a conservative speaking to people who consider themselves conservatives, using some of their language. More of them will read Bret Stephens than will read Balloon Juice, although they share a suspicion of that publication for rather different reasons than we do.
Things are going too far for some conservatives. It’s important that they speak out, and here is one part of the beginning.