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Liberals Are Not the Enemy

Forgive me. I say “liberal” sometimes when I mean something else. My mistake is habit, not irony. (Irony would require some intent on my part.) I grew up disparaging liberalism. I grew up reading and watching William F. Buckley Jr., for whom liberalism was the enemy. In the post-WWII era, the liberalism of the day was a problem. But it was never the problem. The problem in Western Civilization was a faction that used liberalism as cover. Read more →