"Conservatives need to be intelligent, and they shouldn't use their principles as substitutes for intelligence. Principles need to be there so judgment can be distinguished from opportunism. But just because you give ground on principle doesn't mean you're an opportunist."
I know you are usually several steps ahead of me in your thinking and I usually do catch up to you eventually but, this article showed me you are waaaay ahead of most people here on DP. Thank God you're on our side!