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OCR DOUBLE-TAKE: Thoughtful Conservatism — The Fallacy of Compromise

OCR DOUBLE-TAKE: Thoughtful Conservatism — The Fallacy of Compromise

[Editor’s note: This article is part of an OCR DOUBLE-TAKE.  Read its counterpart here.] “Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice; moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.”  — Goldwater paraphrasing Cicero Compromise.  Cooperation.  Change.  Three buzzwords popular nowadays among the political left, centrist Republicans, and some self-described conservatives. They sound

OCR DOUBLE-TAKE: Thoughtful Conservatism — The Wisdom of Compromise

[Editor’s note: This article is part of an OCR DOUBLE-TAKE.  Read its counterpart here.] I teach a high school course on current social problems. I like to joke that my students begin the course thinking that dandruff and halitosis are social problems, and I try to expand their understanding to include the familiar list of

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