Why Liberals Don’t Get the Tea Party Movement

OPINION  |  FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
by Peter Berkowitz

Our universities haven’t taught much political history for decades. No wonder so many progressives have disdain for the principles that animated the Federalist debates.

Excerpt: They (universities) certainly do not teach about the virtues, or qualities of mind and character, that enable citizens to shoulder their political responsibilities and prosper amidst the opportunities and uncertainties that freedom brings. Nor do they teach the beliefs, practices and associations that foster such virtues and those that endanger them. Read on ».



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