Bonus Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on August 22, 2020

in Philosophy of Freedom

…  is from page 5 of Michael Strain’s excellent 2020 book, The American Dream Is Not Dead (But Populism Could Kill It):

[T]he [American] Dream is at immediate risk from populists on the left and the right – from their policies, from their narratives of victimhood and grievance, and from their assaults on the value of personal responsibility and the idea that people can better their outcomes.

DBx: Yes. Populism of any sort, and rooted in whatever soil and watered from whatever river or (as is typical) sewer, is a vile curse.


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