can you spell conservative without f-u-d
February 21, 2010 6:36 PM Subscribe
i'd really like to learn more about the philosophy that seems to drive the "other half" of the united states. but i react badly to fox news and conservative talk radio. help me find a conservative writer or speaker i can trust and respect.
posted by phoeniciansailor to law & government (42 answers total) 71 users marked this as a favorite
i'd like to learn more about why conservatives think the way they do about: the role of the national government, taxes, climate change, welfare, gay rights.
i'd like to find a writer or speaker who is intellectually honest. they do not resort to emotional manipulation or fear mongering. they sincerely feel that they have the best interests of the nation at heart. they do not say things just to attract the spotlight. this is someone who enjoys a rigorous debate but can do so without hating their opponent. bonus points to someone who is open to changing their mind.
(i honestly know few writers or speakers who meet these criteria on "my" side. jon stewart is probably one. bill maher and michael moore are definitely not.)