The Corner

Re: Kids These Days

An email in response to an earlier post of mine:

As a gay man who loved your book–I hope not the only one!–I was glad to read [that post]. Pro-lifers and gays are both fighting for civil rights. Even if the Left and the Right don’t get that, a lot of younger people do.

Thanks. I do think that a lot of political analysts, even pretty sophisticated ones, fall into the error of thinking of “social conservatism” or “social liberalism” as package deals. For a lot of people, they aren’t.

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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