How about the politics of passion, instead?

In today’s NYT:

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Headed for what she called “conservative boot camp,” Christina Pajak grabbed the essentials: dress sandals, her Bible and “The Politics of Prudence” by Russell Kirk, the celebrated writer who a half-century ago gave the conservative movement its name.

Reminder, there’s a full progressive response to Kirk here and more on this topic in the progressivism topic on dkosopedia.