Phi Beta Cons

Unfree to Choose

The NYT reports on how left-wing professors at the University of Chicago are determined either to destroy or control the Milton Friedman Institute because they hate the capitalism that its namesake stood for.
UPDATE: Roger Kimball shares his view:

I wish some genius would contrive a system whereby Professor Lincoln and his high-minded peers could live under the economic system they say they favor, leaving the rest of us to enjoy the fruits of an economic system that actually works.

John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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