Irving Kristol Quote

The trouble with traditional American conservatism is that it lacks a naturally cheerful, optimistic disposition. Not only does it lack one, it regards signs of one as evidence of unsoundness, irresponsibility.


Wall Street Journal, November 18, 1985.

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