Resist The Temptation Of “Strong” Leadership

This David Harsanyi column is worth the read. People blabbing on about American values, American exceptionalism, and “who we are” promote the same dangerous idea: only the subversion of individual freedom and our system of checks & balances can save this country. Harsanyi sees it differently:

But the president is not your savior. A person empowered to make everything great also has the power to make everything horrible. If a president alone can transform America, then something has gone terribly wrong with the system.

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