” But, yes, we do. So we do not further our cause by trying to wish away or ignore the existence of the deep and powerful strain of conservatism that has been changing the balance of the American political system, not just in Obama’s time but, with increasing power, these past several decades. Like it or not (I don’t!), it’s impossible to move in any direction without taking it into account. BIONG H. E SELNES F., 1996. The strategic role…