Ed Driscoll

Robert Gibbs: Nothing is Everything

In his Ten Conservative Principles, Russell Kirk wrote that “conservatism is the negation of ideology: it is a state of mind, a type of character, a way of looking at the civil social order.”

Robert Gibbs, President Obama’s departing press secretary is certainly no conservative, but he’s got the negation part of the argument down cold. Whatever it was, Groucho was against it; whatever it is, Gibbs isn’t it: