has an important article in the Washington Post about faith-based pork. Although I take Tim Graham’s point about Edsall’s use of labels, I think Grover Norquist’s warning at the end of the article is worth heeding: Government grants to religious charities run the risk of changing the nature of those charities. That’s why NR opposed the faith-based initiative–or at least the part of it that relies on direct grants, as opposed to vouchers or tax deductions.
Honestly opposing Donald Trump should be easy. There is much to choose from in the president’s personality, character, public words, and public conduct, and many scandals and policy decisions to pick from. Yet somehow, Democrats and the media keep on betting heavily on stories that turn out, on closer ... Read More