Thursday, December 29, 2005

Labor and Social Justice

Since the beginning we have been explaining the difference between political parties and political ideologies. Liberalism is an ideology. Political parties are coalitions of (hopefully) congruent public interests. Political parties may contain divergent political ideologies.

That said, this article from Robert Fitch of the New York Times is a brilliant and classic example of the contortions into which politics (both ideology and party) can be twisted by the force of personality.