…. and, on which, see this related EconLog post by David Henderson.
Daniel McCarthy reviews, in the New York Times Book Review, David Bromwich’s new biography of Edmund Burke. (I’ve always liked Burke, but haven’t read as much of him as I ought to have read. After reading McCarthy’s review, not only have I ordered Bromwich’s book, but my affection for Burke has increased. Burke certainly seemed not to possess many of the dubious prejudices and presuppositions that modern American conservatives boast of possessing.)