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Victor Davis Hanson is a classicist of some standing. But he, unfortunately, isn't much for logic. Or, perhaps, simple consistency. His recent article, "The New Sophists," over at National Review Online, exemplifies these two traits in spades. Hanson's thesis is … Continue reading
There is a old but reliable theme in political discussion: the gulf between the rights of individuals and the objectives of the state. Liberal democracies are posited on the premise that the objectives of the state must be in the service … Continue reading
David Broder argues today that while he supports accountability for illegal acts and serious breaches of trust, he does not support investigating illegal acts and serious breaches of trust. I have trouble putting these two claims together: First, we should … Continue reading