Conservatism with a heart? It’s called socialism


NEW YORK – American conservatives are staring down the barrel of a future that looks increasingly bleak for them due to two major demographic shifts: The country is becoming more ethnically diverse, and younger voters — Generation Xers, Millennials, and presumably whoever comes next — are left cold or even repelled by the Republican Party’s Christian evangelical base and “social issues,” i.e., its obsession over who everyone has sex with. Anticipating their imminent irrelevance, some on the right say it’s time to reboot conservatism by bringing it more in line with the increasingly tolerant tone of most Americans on […]