Conservatives Have Defiled \”Freedom\” Long Enough — It\’s Time for Liberals to Reclaim the Word | | AlterNet

Many liberals have failed to overcome their sense that however much they might question the bona fides of the other side, they lack the intellectual wherewithal to manage the economy. Roosevelt’s Brain Trust had a self-confidence born of the widespread belief that the business class had discredited itself, and a conviction that it had the answers where the businessman did not. That will to power, rooted in ideas, is hard to find on the left today. When it comes to the economy, too many liberals agree in their heart of hearts with conservatives: let the men of money decide.

via Conservatives Have Defiled \”Freedom\” Long Enough — It\’s Time for Liberals to Reclaim the Word | | AlterNet.

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