Less than the Least

Entries from Less than the Least tagged with 'Edmund Burke'

Brooks on Burke and Obama--Stuntz

 This column perfectly captures my own sentiments—both the hope that the new Administration would succeed, and the growing concern that its confidence is misplaced. One unpleasant surprise in the Administration’s economic plans, at least to me, has been Obama’s lack of...

Where are the Burkeans?--Stuntz

Along with Friedrich Hayek, Edmund Burke is among the intellectual fathers of American conservatism.  Hayek taught conservatives to love freedom.  Burke taught conservatives to respect tradition even when its rationale seems obscure, for tradition often represents the accumulated wisdom of...