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Protecting Your Opponents from Themselves – Podcast #55

In my previous podcast series on American conservatism, I observed that they have a pattern of jumping into the breach to try to defend their opponents from the consequences of those opponents’ own ideology. For example, they defended the school administrators against the student radicals of the 60s when the administrators themselves were liberals implacable hostile to conservatism. In fact, some of those university leaders had previously trashed William F. Buckley over God and Man at Yale. We see this pattern persist into the present, most recently on display last week when New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city would eliminate gifted and talented programs in the city’s public schools. Conservatives were outraged. I discuss this reaction and what it reveals about conservative patterns of behavior.

My previous podcast “Once More Into the Breach”

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