Carol Platt Liebau

Sunday, December 05, 2004

It was hard to listen to Peter Beinart's steady descent into hysteria over the course of his weekly appearances on Hugh Hewitt's radio show last fall. But with the defeat of John Kerry, his senses have been miraculously restored, and he has penned a remarkably insightful piece on "whither liberalism." Key quote:

Methods for defeating totalitarian Islam are a legitimate topic of internal liberal debate. But the centrality of the effort is not. The recognition that liberals face an external enemy more grave, and more illiberal, than George W. Bush should be the litmus test of a decent left.


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