Compassionate Conservatism, Defined

George W. Bush ran for president for more than a year as a “compassionate conservative,” and Chatterbox never figured out what Bush meant. But now, thanks to Linda Chavez, we’ve witnessed the first real-life test of what compassionate conservatism means to the president-elect.

Compassionate conservatism: It’s compassionate to take in illegal immigrants. It’s conservative not to pay them.