Its Friday! Nothing else needs to be said, really.
Over at Postmodern Conservative , Peter Lawler takes a hard look at Patrick Deneens latest piece for the American Conservative , commenting: I . . . think that Tocquevilles famous chapter on soft despotism and all was a kind of thought experiment more than a prediction of the American future. Carl Scott thinks about judge-rulers (conclusion: bad) and Citizens United (conclusion: not that bad).