It is not enough for the insecure left to deem a position wrong; if it's merely wrong, it needs to be argued about, and it can't survive that. It must instead be morally abhorrent, so that the zealot reacts to the toxin of questioning much like a jog...
Conservative principles are based on reason. So why do non-conservatives still exist? Here are some reasons:
A typology of political opinion which adds a social dimension to the usual economic classification of left and right
This should be the moment the Blue Man basks in glory. An urbane president sits in the White House and a San Francisco liberal runs the House. But blue states are undergoing a meltdown.