We don't just need victory for one electoral side, kicking out a set of bums or ending culture war. We need a victory for the very concept of decency and openness and accountability. And a return to the American genius at pragmatic negotiation. For that to happen there must be a seismic change on the right. The dream we should hold out to our neighbors is the restoration of a conservatism that is worth talking to. A version no longer tied to jibbering loonies and an outright criminal gang.
Yes, strong language. From someone who would love to see a political landscape filled with a diversity of strong -- adult -- voices.