Category: Political Philosophy

Character matters more than policy or experience in politics

In the process of parties choosing their nominees, and voters deciding to support this or that candidate, the selection criteria generally breaks down into three categories: qualifications, policy stances, and character. It is time to realize that the balance of those three criteria should swing heavily in one direction, that of the candidate’s character. This

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Moderate is not a dirty word

Do you know anyone who would describe themselves as a conservative? How about a liberal? The answer to both questions is probably “yes, several”. But what about someone who describes themselves as a moderate, or a centrist? Chances are, if you know someone like that, you had to think about it longer than the first

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