We might think that we’ve followed all the rules but still wonder whether something more is wanted of us. The moral life is more than the rule-driven life.
The real conflict in our politics centers on reforming massive levels of public corruption.
Will America follow other presidential regimes down the road to one-man rule, or will it return to the imagined country of the past?
F.H. Buckley is a professor at George Mason University's Scalia School of Law and the author of American Secession: The Looming Threat of a National Breakup (Encounter, 2020).