A new liberty narative, Obama’s follies, and more Debate & Politics in FTN Daily #100, Fri, Jan 27, 2017
More than just facts
There is a post truth sales pitch for liberty. Christopher Robichaud for Niskanen Center
To save liberalism, we need to understand that political persuasion is a sales job that appeals more to aspiration and identity than truth.
A “Liberaltarian” Alliance
Out of options, liberals look to libertarians for help. Brink Lindsey for Vox
In this dark and menacing environment, the liberaltarian idea is relevant again — with an entirely new sense of urgency.
An inherited mess
As Barack Obama left office, he also left a world he helped to make more dangerous. Edward Lucas for CapX.
Again and again, the United States missed the story.
How Trump happened
Why a working student voted for Trump. Rick Perlstein for Mother Jones
Peter knows where he stands.
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