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‘The Preservation of the United States…Must Come from the Republican Party’


Written by John Biver

A few days ago, two political philosophy professors whose work I studied in college, died on the same day. Both lived long lives, Walter Berns was 95, and Harry Jaffa was 96.

Here is Peter Augustine Lawler writing at National Review (emphasis is mine):

Berns and Jaffa, two legendary teachers and scholars, died last Saturday within hours of each other. What tied them together is they were both students of Leo Strauss, and all of their writing was fundamentally indebted to “disruptive innovations” that Strauss introduced into our understanding of thought and politics.…… Continue Reading