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More Non-Nihilistic Conservative Policy Prescriptions

In my response to Alan Wolfe’s silly essay, I mentioned that he should consider visiting the National Affairs website to become acquainted with serious — to say nothing of non-nihilistic — conservative policy ideas. As it happens, National Affairs has just posted an article by my Ethics and Public Policy colleague James Capretta, “Priorities for a New Congress,” that deals with health-care, budgetary, and entitlement reforms.

Unlike Wolfe’s, Capretta’s is an excellent essay: sober, informed, non-dogmatic, and intellectually serious. It can be found here.



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