In response to:

Richard Cohen Explains Conservatives

Lisa179 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 6:53 PM
Actually that is not true. Read "Who Really Cares" written by a liberal who was surprised by his findings. Conservatives are FAR more charitable because they do not believe in government being the great solver of all problems. Not only do they give more, and NOT just to churches, but they volunteer more and give of their time and talent. You are not correct. Please get some facts.
On the last day of 2012, Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen inadvertently clarified two huge matters regarding the left.

The first was the ignorance about conservatives and conservatism that permeates the left. The second was the primary reason decent people identify with the left: the effective caricaturing and demonizing of the right. Were it not for caricature and demonization, most otherwise intelligent and decent people would not be on the left.

This is what Cohen wrote in his column, "Republicans Adrift:"

"It is conservatism that is both intellectually exhausted and nearly indefensible. It is the movement of the ideologically ossified,...