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What Is a Classical Liberal to Do, Cont’d

Charles C. W. Cooke responds to a letter in our last issue: Richard Mason asks how defenders of America’s classically liberal order should proceed if “one of the participants” does not consent to the system’s elementary rule: that all involved “agree not to try to abolish it or to permanently take it over.” He concludes by asking whether this renders support for President Trump advisable for those who wish to avoid such permanent change. 

These are two separate questions, and they have separate answers.

I should make it clear that the debate between Sohrab Ahmari

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