It turns out that the arguments of The Conservative Soul have gained much more traction since I wrote it. The disarray of the GOP primary season, the collapse in Republican fund-raising, the almost hilarious attempts of the sectarian religious base to find a candidate saintly enough (but not a Mormon, thanks!), and the complete contempt for fiscal conservatism championed by Gerson, Rove and Bush have all made an impact. The Wall Street Journal provides the raw data today, and a new mantra that will define a generation. I didn't leave the Republican party. It left me.
Cooking for yourself is one of the surest ways to eat well. Bestselling author Mark Bittman teaches James Hamblin the recipe that everyone is Googling.