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Pierre Lemieux draws a lesson from Trump’s presidency. A slice:

To advance liberty, an ignorant disrupter is not sufficient. He is more likely to advance tyranny. If he appears to defend one libertarian cause—say, the Second Amendment—he will more probably bring it into disrepute.

Speaking of Trump’s presidency, for George Will it cannot end soon enough. A slice:

In life’s unforgiving arithmetic, we are the sum of our choices. Congressional Republicans have made theirs for more than 1,200 days. We cannot know all the measures necessary to restore the nation’s domestic health and international standing, but we know the first step: Senate Republicans must be routed, as condign punishment for their Vichyite collaboration, leaving the Republican remnant to wonder: Was it sensible to sacrifice dignity, such as it ever was, and to shed principles, if convictions so easily jettisoned could be dignified as principles, for . . . what? Praying people should pray, and all others should hope: May I never crave anything as much as these people crave membership in the world’s most risible deliberative body.

James Bovard identifies the looting champs.

Jeff Jacoby writes about indecent cops and indecent rioters – and, unrelatedly, also about Joe Biden and Milton Friedman.

Doux commerce.

Arnold Kling reviews Robert P. Saldin’s and Steven M. Teles’s Never Trump.