The article in the current issue of National Review isn’t the first time I’ve written on Sam Brownback. I covered him seven years ago, when he was in the Senate and getting ready to run for president:
He is perhaps more accurately described as a bleeding-heart conservative. For one thing, he really is a conservative — he supports a flat tax, criticizes divorce and illegitimacy, and backs an aggressive foreign policy in Iraq. What really animates him, however, is something deeper.