Toxic “progressivism”

In this excellent post, Mary Theroux (Independent Institute) writes about the increasing brazenness of “progressives” in arguing that as long as they get their way, concepts such as fairness and rights don’t matter. Specifically, she spars with former Duke professor Stanley Fish, who recently told his fellow progressives that they need not worry about being fair toward those who disagree with their aims, and a New York Times columnist who opined that if our concepts of individual rights and limited government get in the way of Obamacare, we should dump the concepts.

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