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… is from page 207 of George Will’s great 2019 book, The Conservative Sensibility: As government has grown bigger in size, scope, and pretensions, it has become more attentive to small factions that do not claim to represent the will of the majority. The most that each faction claims is that a majority would favor what the faction favors if the majority were thinking clearly. Or that it knows better what is best for the majority. Or that it does not give a tinker’s damn what other factions think. Comments

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… is from page 207 of George Will’s great 2019 book, The Conservative Sensibility:

As government has grown bigger in size, scope, and pretensions, it has become more attentive to small factions that do not claim to represent the will of the majority. The most that each faction claims is that a majority would favor what the faction favors if the majority were thinking clearly. Or that it knows better what is best for the majority. Or that it does not give a tinker’s damn what other factions think.

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He is a professor of economics at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Previously, he was president of the Foundation for Economic Education.

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