“To really understand the GOP’s hard-right turn, look to L. Brent Bozell Jr.”
An interesting look at how we got where we are today with “conservatism”.
Often times, we on this forum have pointed to certain times and individuals who have started the downward spiral of the modern GOP and ideas embraced by today’s “conservatives”. Newt Gingrich gets a lot of props due to the “Contract with America” when he was Speaker.
This well written piece goes back even further and explains who and how we got where we are today.