Thomas Sowell Warns Tea Party Against Idealism

Thomas Sowell is a smart man. Conservatives recognize this and they respect him deeply, so I hope they read his latest piece, “Tea Party at the Crossroads.” In it, Sowell beseeches the Tea Party to come to their senses on fighting the present battle over Obamacare. He cites a quote by another conservative hero, Edmund Burke: “Preserving my principles unshaken, I reserve my activity for rational endeavours.” “Burke makes a key distinction,” writes Sowell, “between believing in a principle Read more […]