“ME TOO” REPUBLICANISM: Pejman Yousefzadeh joins the many arguing that the Republican party is abandoning its small-government principles. Jim Pinkerton looks at the same phenomenon and isn’t especially happy, but observes:

I don’t agree with everything that Bush is doing, not by a mile. But personal preference aside, one must recognize that he is not only president, he’s also popular. The non-conservative worldview of South Park Republicanism, or Right-wingerism, is in the ascendancy.

Two interesting perspectives.