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In search of…a conscience

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October 31, 2007

A new book by former White House aide Michael Gerson suggests conservatism has lost its conscience.

Gerson is wrong.

You can’t lose what you never had.

Ex-White House Official's New Book Tackles Conservatism's Conscience – For Michael Gerson, the pattern became discouragingly familiar. A proposal to help the poor or sick would be presented at a White House meeting, but Vice President Cheney’s office or the budget team or some other skeptical officials would shoot it down. Too expensive. Wrong priority. [Washington Post Political News]