Heather MacDonald, a secular conservative and an outstanding polemicist, shows that the right isn't immune from being self-critical here. It's true. I subscribed to The American Spectator back then--when David Brock wasn't openly gay and was still a conservative muckraker--and we conservatives were indeed unhinged about the Clintons. I plead guilty. It turns out in hindsight, except for the gays in the military and a few early stumbling blocks, Clinton was Republican lite, a Ike-like figure whose fiscal restraint was sadly lacking in the out-of-control spending by W.