Be it remembered
It’s August in a Presidential year—which means political discussions are about to become a lot more polarized. This is doubly true of political bloggers you once thought were reasonable.
This will probably happen to me before too long. I’ll go from “Squashed: A guy who has some thoughts about politics” to “Squashed: Progressive Berserker.” It would be nice to wrap up any loose ends before this happen.
So here’s the deal. I’ve spent the last couple years exchanging views with a number of conservative bloggers. Decent conservative bloggers are as rare as rubies on Tumblr. And if I strike any of them down in the coming blood rage, I’ll deeply regret it. (I mean, eventually, once the election season rage wears off and I remember that “clothed in the blood of my enemies” is not an appropriate substitute for wearing pants.)
So here’s the short list. The following conservatives (and/or libertarians) are good guys, thoughtful writers, and worth listening to, even when they’re wrong:
If you’re not already following any of these five, consider doing so.