I do a bit of writing over at Coach Is Right, and recently posted this piece in the wake of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. The "friend" is none other than Ben Carson, one of the latest flavors-of-the-month to establishment conservatives.
Ever since the death of Robert Taft (1889-1953), the Right has done a pretty terrible job of picking its heroes. Most notorious, of course, is uber-phony William F. Buckley, who was in favor of big government...but just until we beat the Ruskies, then, presumably, we could call it all back. These days, the list of so-called RINOs is just about endless.
As a Black conservative, Carson gained an instant spotlight, but I take him to task over an op-ed piece he wrote for the supposedly conservative Washington Times.
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