Brian C. Anderson is editor of City Journal, and author of A Manifesto for Media Freedom (with Adam Theirer), Democratic Capitalism and Its Discontents, and South Park Conservatives, among other works. He writes often for the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and many other publications. This essay is the eighth in a ten-part series being published in successive issues of The American Spectator under the general title, “The Future of Individual Liberty: Elevating the Human Condition and Overcoming the Challenges to Free Societies.” The series is supported by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation. The opinions expressed in this series are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the John Templeton Foundation.
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