Americans who don’t believe in freedom; sacking Philadelphia; and the “persuadables” who may turn the election.
Americans Who Don’t Believe in Freedom
We are told that our democracy is in peril, But democracy is not enough for a “liberal”–that is, free–society. Democracy alone does not insure freedom. There can be authoritarian, even tyrannical, democracies. A liberal form of government must also include individual rights that ensure each person’s liberties.
But today a substantial percentage of Americans just don’t believe in individual freedom. Here are some results from a recent RealClearPolitics poll: