Alex Massie

The Madness of Crowds

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Recalling the weirdness of the Ron Paul Revolution, Julian Sanchez risks a peek at Hillary's equally delusional supporters and sagely concludes that all this:

should be at least a little unsettling to people who want to view politics as this kind of wonderful deliberative process by which we all reason together, harnessing our collective wisdom to choose wise policies. There seems to be a stronger case for thinking that politics us makes us crazier together than we are seperately: E pluribus, unhinged.

Indeed so. But them's the breaks, ain't they?

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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