What's the Mission? A Bleg

by David Frum

Andrew last week generously linked to an article of mine explaining the evolution of my political thinking.

But the thing I’d most like to discuss in this week of cross-posting at Andrew’s site is: where do we go from here? What’s the mission?

And – maybe even more urgently – how do we express that mission in the clearest and direct way?

Here’s my own elevator pitch describing what I’m trying to develop in my writing and political work:

“A reality-based, culturally modern, socially inclusive and environmentally responsible politics that supports free markets, limited government and a peaceful American-led world order.”

But that’s kind of a mouthful, isn’t it?

So question to all the mighty brains who read Andrew’s site and FrumForum: can you help me do better?