Neuhaus, Richard John
December 2006
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec2006, Issue 168, p59
The article examines the popularly promoted view in the media that conservatives are uncaring and heartless and liberals are caring and compassionate. The author argues that this is unfounded. He discusses the growing body of evidence that shows that, on the average, conservatives are more giving and charitable than are their liberal counterparts.


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