The rule of law and of respect for rights is built on the ideas that form the basis of the United States and western civilization.
These ideas are neither liberal nor conservative. They are American. In this important column, David Brooks defends teaching western civilization and respect for its ideas.
I assure you that the differences in values between our most liberal and conservative judges are insignificant compared to all of their differences with those who don’t respect the rule of law or the values that underlie our Republic.
Read the full column, New York Times, The Opinion Pages, ‘The Crisis of Western Civ’ by David Brooks