Jonah Goldberg, my generation's William F. Buckley, raises an interesting point. How important is it for presidential candidates to "reject and denounce" past associations with controversial figures?
Personally, I think that Trent Lott was probably treated unfairly . . . . But why is Obama being given a pass?
Welfare and warfare - But it is also a question of history and, more specifically, of how welfare states in the rest of the world developed alongside warfare. European welfare...
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