…. 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.)