Revolutionary Conservatives

July 9th, 2013
Imagine a nation at war, a financial crisis, congress divided, bitter partisanship, battles over taxation and the role of banks and corporations.  Members of government who believed in trickle down economics and who thought that business interests should be preeminent and that we had to show America’s strength.   You’d think we were talking about America today.  In fact it was also the America of its birth.  A time when the quest for independence ran headlong into political reality.

This is the reality that David Lefer takes us into in  The Founding Conservatives: How a Group of Unsung Heroes Saved the American Revolution.

My conversation with David Lefer: