Abortion Polls and Hidden Conservatism

I have written a great deal about the solid conservative majority in America.  Most conservatives seem to think that Americans describe themselves as “conservative” when in fact they are not – but polling data on the public policy question of abortion shows that this is not true.  In fact, this data strongly suggests what I have long suspected: many Americans decline to call themselves “conservative” when in fact they are conservative.  When we grasp the madness and wickedness of leftism, this makes sense.  No sane or moral person could ascribe to that that toxic misology. What do people mean when they call themselves “conservative”?  Most polls that dig deeper into the character of this conservatism – i.e., by breaking the broad category of “conservative” into “fiscal” and “social” –  relate that more Americans call themselves “fiscal conservative”...(Read Full Article)