Reclaiming Conservatism from Libertarians

By |2018-10-09T13:28:07-05:00September 16th, 2014|Categories: Ayn Rand, Conservatism, Libertarianism, Russell Kirk|

Since the 2012 election, a wide-ranging and helpful debate about the direction of conservatism has broken out among conservative commentators seeking to re-brand the movement. Key in this debate is how far conservatism should transform itself into libertarianism. Ben Domenech championed what he calls “populist libertarianism,” echoing Peter Suderman’s generous appraisal of what libertarianism can offer. [...]