The relativism and bureaucracy we're dealing with

Hillsdale strikes again.
Their president, Larry Arnn, on Obama, the election, and the need for conservatives to articulate their principles better.

He quotes from Obama's book: “Implicit . . . in the very idea of ordered liberty,” he writes, is “a rejection of absolute truth, the infallibility of any idea or ideology or theology or ‘ism,’ any tyrannical consistency that might lock future generations into a single unalterable course . . . .”

That's our president's own published words. Wow.

His main point is that Obama's vision of government cannot work, so we should be optimistic in the long run, as Churchill was in the face of Hitler.

And yet Arnn isn't the conservative demagogue who rashly compares Obama to Hitler. He points out that our growing bureaucracy leads to a soft tyranny, but "that's not the intention of anybody who runs it today, or at least not very many people. But that is [bureaucracy's] direction."

These guys have solid positions on limited government, but also sane interactions with their political opponents. Very refreshing.

Check it out.

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