" an archaic doctrine proclaimed by spoiled swells. William F. Buckley Jr. comes to mind, and a few others whose names will now resonate with almost nobody. Take as just one instance Russell Kirk"
Both of whom were more prominent and thoughtful than any liberal thinker of the same era.
posted on 02/17/2005 6:41:35 PM PST
("Drowning someone...I wouldn't have a part in that."--Teddy K)
And I would add Ronald Reagan to the conservative intellectual circle, even back in the 1960s. In fact he is the giant among them all.
posted on 02/17/2005 6:43:44 PM PST
Take as just one instance Russell Kirk
I agree. I knew Dr. Kirk, and no liberal writer except, perhaps, the before mentioned Niebuhr was in his league.
posted on 02/17/2005 6:57:05 PM PST
by Ace's Dad
("There are more important things: Friendship, Bravery...")
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