Alex Massie

The Libertarian Moral High Ground

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James writes:

"Too often, politicians on the right, wrongly and short-sightedly, cede the moral high ground to the left. Conservatives in Britain have been particularly guilty of accepting, or at least not disputing, the left’s claims to moral superiority and merely arguing that their approach is more effective."

Well that's not a problem the libertarians have is it? No shortage of moral high ground there and no small sense of moral supriority either. The libertarian problem is that not

many

enough people believe it...

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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