George Will: GOP ‘fixated on crybaby conservatism’; has fled to mediocrity

George Will: GOP ‘fixated on crybaby conservatism’; has fled to mediocrity
George Will (Image: YouTube screen grab via MSNBC)

[Ed. – Mediocrity is the refuge of those who hate elites, you see.  Hey, at least he has a helpful answer to all that ails us.]

Friday on HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher posed a question to Washington Post columnist George Will as to why some ideas dominating the modern Republican Party were what he perceived to be “dangerous.” …

“Because the conservative party became fixated on what I’d call ‘crybaby conservativism,’ the victim analogy that they learned partly from the left,” Will said. “We’re victims of media, Hollywood, academia, etc. When you become fixated on that, then you decide elites are bad, and once you decide that all elites are bad, you decide that mediocrity might be a good thing. …”

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