We must wrest our families back from our decadent overlords.
Thomas D. Klingenstein has proposed “preserving the American way of life” as the new mission for the GOP. R.R. Reno, Scott Yenor, Wilfred M. McClay, W. Bradford Wilcox, Christopher Buskirk, Frank Cannon, Mark Regnerus, and Jeff Giesea respond.
It’s time for conservatives to get real.
You can’t preserve something that no longer exists.
Without stronger kin, the American way grows fatally weak.
The American way of life is more than denatured individualism.
The politics of nostalgia can’t meet the moment.
It’s a mistake to dismiss the ideological dimension of the culture war.
Individual liberty can’t stand on its own.