Identity Politics Is A Dead End

Discern political identity from policy choices and outcomes.

I think that on some intuitive level, I have always known that political identity didn’t matter to me. I remember when I was a young Republican. I remember voting for Ronald Reagan in my first election. I remember that I was somewhat focused on the policy positions he promoted. Still, I was young, and I had an idealized notion of what he wanted to do. I didn’t identify with Reagan, but I was interested in the policy choices he promoted.



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Husband, father, worker, philosopher, and observer. Plumbing the depths of consciousness to find the spring of happiness. Write on.