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Just in case any of you teachers out there need a definition of “the rule of law,” the New York Times today explained , in a long thumb-sucking piece on the Tea Party, that it is “[F.A.] Hayek’s term for the unwritten code that prohibits the government from interfering with the pursuit of ‘personal ends and desires.’”

Don’t you feel better now that you know this—and know that the great American press is there to safeguard our freedom?

My, my, my, my.

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