Author Nathanael Blake profileThis is a strange time for conservatives to despair of conservatism. We just won a generational legal victory by overturning Roe v. Wade, and abortion facilities are closing in state after state. Republicans are poised for electoral triumph in the midterms, and the Supreme Court justices who delivered Dobbs are likely to continue rolling back judicial liberalism’s legal abuses.

And yet some on the right are convinced that we are losing, indeed, that we have already lost and therefore need new strategies and labels. For example, Federalist Senior Editor John Daniel Davidson recently argued in these pages that “conservatives should stop calling themselves conservatives … because the conservative project has largely failed, and it is time for a new approach.”  ….

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