Thursday, May 7, 2020

Stay Safe, But More Importantly, Stay Free

By Lowell Ponte

The coronavirus plague has created a surprising political division in America between those who put safety above all else and those demanding that America be reopened and free. The surprise is that locking down Americans in the name of safety is being demanded mostly by state and local politicians of the Left, who used to advocate "freedom" and "choice." They now sound like risk-fearing conservatives of long ago. Conservatives, meanwhile, advocate putting risky freedom above government-imposed "safety." They sound like change-advocating liberals used to sound long ago. Can we be both relatively safe and free? [more...]

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