The man who combined the conservative’s emphasis on order with the classical liberal’s attention to liberty.
At its best, originalism encompasses most of the arguments critics claim it cannot, and does justice to both the text and structure of the Constitution.
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Freeing localities from federal control appeals to the Left at the moment. Right and Left could make a strategic alliance to foment a decentralist rebellion.
It has no logical stopping point. Collective political decisions always leave someone worse off, even when they are made at a neighborhood level.
The voter can barely determine how many overlapping jurisdictions he or she belongs to.
The zoning regulations that Kotkin defends violate the rights of local property owners, and they impede Americans’ ability to move to opportunity.