McCain vs. individual liberty

Reason magazine editor Matt Welch‘s column in the New York Times (published in March) summarizes John McCain’s opposition to individual freedom:

Behind any successful politician lies a usable contradiction, and John McCain’s is this: We love him (and occasionally hate him) for his stubborn individualism, yet his politics are best understood as a decade-long attack on the individual.

Read the rest here.

Welch has also written “Be Afraid of President McCain: The frightening mind of an authoritarian maverick.”


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