The American Conservative
's Daniel McCarthy jokes that he is "tempted to cut out the middleman this November and write in a vote for Goldman Sachs" at the beginning of his "intelligent conservative’s guide to the presidential election" — How Does a Traditionalist Vote?
For partisans, this is a no-brainer. For conservatives in the vein of, say, Russell Kirk, it’s anything but. Faced with the non-choice between Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Thomas Dewey in 1944, Kirk said no to empire and voted for Norman Thomas, the Socialist Party candidate. There was no Fox News to tell him a conservative couldn’t do that.
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