Thinking about this I feel that over the past decade I have stayed the same while the landscape has shifted underneath me. My position on immigration (a good thing in moderation) was pretty liberal then, before the left shifted to open borders and abolishing ICE. Likewise on the police; my readers know I have been complaining about misconduct by cops and prosecutors for decades, which made me a liberal in 2005, but I am completely not on board with defunding the police.
That was not true of the previous decade, when torture and black site prisons and what all drove me to the left in foreign policy and Wall Street madness drove me left economically. I recognize that events then changed my views substantially. But I feel like lately I have been pretty consistent. Does anybody who has been following me for a long time disagree? I'm curious. I'm also interested to hear how anyone else with NY Times access scores.