John Derbyshire, historian of mathematics and polymorphously inquisitive commentator, here muses that conservatism is dead, and we shall not see the likes of Maggie Thatcher again.
He has a point, but of course conservatism is always dying out. It's the nature of the beast. And "conservatism" today is a cover term for several different political strands.
I really don't want to go into it now, myself. But read the whole thing.