This article, published by Forbes, contains an interview with Discovery Institute Senior Fellow George Gilder:
According to Gilder, when politicians try to match their message to ‘public opinion’ they stultify the political process. The job of leaders is not to reflect back ghostly images of the already spectral enough phantom known as public opinion. The job of leaders is to teach the public something they don’t already know.
The rest of the article can be found here.