A renaissance on the Right: Fundamental issues are suddenly up for debate, thanks to a burst of intellectual creativity. What’s really at stake in the battle for “ideological diversity” at elite media outlets. The only honest right wing pundit is a violent one. Who has any use for conservative intellectuals? “The market for bullshit can remain irrational longer than you can remain sane”. Paul Krugman on unicorns of the intellectual right. Hackery or heresy: As with evangelicals, libertarians and the Republican base as a whole, the last few years have shown that the most lurid leftwing caricatures of free-market economists have turned out to be understatements.