It's folly, and while perhaps well-intentioned, I don't see why conservatives should place faith in fences and government.
One recognizes the folly of supply side; the other wants to double down on supply side.
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele ignited the furor by disavowing the war as President Obama's folly.
The bloody U.S. war just ended in Iraq last year by President Obama was the finale in this march of folly.
Most Democratic presidents – and perhaps secretly even George H.W. Bush – have understood the folly of U.S. policy toward Cuba.
Now my desires were complied with, and it would, indeed, have been folly to repent.
But this was moderate, as the Edgware "folly" reached £250,000.
Have you not spent a lifetime of regret to atone for a moment of folly?
He must suffer more, must lose more, must pay more with happiness for his folly.
And again he wondered that Miss Bailey should waste her time—and his—in folly.
early 13c., "mental weakness; unwise conduct" (in Middle English including wickedness, lewdness, madness), from Old French folie (12c.) "folly, madness, stupidity," from fol (see fool (n.)). Sense of "costly structure considered to have shown folly in the builder" is attested from 1650s. Used since Middle English of place names, especially country estates, as a form of Old French folie in its meaning "delight." Meaning "glamorous theatrical revue with lots of pretty girls" is from 1880, from French.