The contemporary Tea Party Movement, like its revolutionary ancestor, looks to principles for guidance. Yet an old but active fault line runs just beneath the surface of the movement that has the potential to cause a fatal rupture. Tea Partiers simultaneously promote both a conservatism based upon the principles of the American founding and a libertarianism based on individualism, but the two are ultimately incompatible ...Read the rest here.
Friday, March 30, 2012
There are a lot of libertarians out there who think they are conservatives. Hold on, says Peter Schlueter: