right-wingers turn against bush

Instead of shoring up the conservative base, Bush’s bland rhetoric and ticky-tacky domestic initiatives – more switchgrass, less malaria – only confirmed conservatives’ ever-growing concern: Far from an heir to the legacy of Ronald Reagan, the president has become just another free-spending, big-government politician.

From
Salon.com

This is what I’ve been saying about Bush for years now. I don’t dislike him because he is a conservative, I disapprove of his administration because is totally devoid of conservative values. The standard GOPer defense is to say he is a non-traditional conservative as if that is something other than a oxymoron.