Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.
Somehow liberals have been unable to acquire from life what conservatives seem to be endowed with at birth: namely, a healthy skepticism of the powers of government agencies to do good.
The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare.
The liberal left can be as rigid and destructive as any force in American life.
The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics can change a culture and save it from itself.