Huckabee Debuts as Guest Columnist for Washington Times

The Washington Times is doing a “Reinventing Conservatism” series in which there are multiple guest authors.  Mike Huckabee is one of these authors and his first piece that he writes for the publication is phenomenal.  The message?  There is nothing wrong with conservative principles; the problem is that the GOP has not been putting those principles into practice.  Amen!!!!!!!!

HUCKABEE: Put conservatism into practice

Enough already of the hand-wringing and night sweats about the demise of the conservative movement!

Conservatives aren’t challenged because of the basic principles that define us, but by the failure of the principles being translated into policy and practice.

Ghandi once said, “If Christians would really live according to the teachings of Christ, as found in the Bible, all of India would be Christian today.”

I would be so brazen to say that if conservatives would really live according to the principles of classic conservatism, all of America would be conservative today.

The crisis is not one over the precepts, but the practice. It’s not that we’ve failed in our doctrine, but our “doing.”

Conservatives believe that the best government is the most local government possible and that the 10th Amendment means something and should be followed. Yet, the supposedly conservative Republican Party has been a drum major……

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2 comments so far

  1. wonker on

    Interesting blog, I’ll try and spread the word.

  2. Charlie on

    Greatings,
    Super post, Need to mark it on Digg

    Thank you
    Charlie


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