The True Birth of Freedom
On C. Bradley Thompson and Harry V. Jaffa.
C. Bradley Thompson has launched an impassioned attack against views of the American Founding which are current on the Right. Christopher Flannery, Clifford Humphrey, Richard Samuelson, Rebecca L. Heinrichs, Erik S. Root, Sohrab Ahmari, David Azerrad, Francis J. Beckwith, and Timothy Sandefur respond.
We frequently publish views and criticism of ourselves and others, whether or not we agree with it, if we consider the criticism representative of various factions in American life today. The following is a critique that we and others will be responding to shortly. We present it here to help further the debate that the American…