American Burke: The Uncommon Liberalism of Daniel Patrick Moynihan ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Greg Weiner

Touched by experience with a sense of the tragic in politics, Daniel Patrick Moynihan nonetheless clung to a stubborn optimism about its possibilities.

But those possibilities were bounded by a defining feature of Moynihan’s politics: limitation.

There were limits to what government could do and, more important, limits to how it should attempt to do it…

— Read on theimaginativeconservative.org/2016/01/american-burke-uncommon-liberalism-daniel-patrick-moynihan-greg-weiner.html

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