Zakaria: ‘I know you are, but what am I?’

Fareed Zakaria must be tired of conservatives continually exposing the gap between progressive theory and reality.

How else can one explain his latest TIME column, which chides conservatives as “woolly-headed professors” who “espouse ideas drawn from abstract principles with little regard to the realities of America’s present or past.”

Does he mean such abstract ideas as federalism? The rule of law? Limited, constitutional government?

Mitch Kokai / Senior Political Analyst

Mitch Kokai is senior political analyst for the John Locke Foundation. He joined JLF in December 2005 as director of communications. That followed more than four years as chie...

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