The Closing Of The Conservative Mind, Ctd

Julian Sanchez puts a coda on the debate he began:

I’m under no illusions that all this discussion has sprung up because my original posts were saying something earthshatteringly insightful; this was obviously something there was a measure of latent (and sometimes not so latent) discomfort with on the right already. And while it’s easy for me to snipe like Waldorf and Statler from the libertarian balcony, it takes some chutzpah for the folks within the movement to start openly allowing that the trend to closure is unhealthy, and begin talking about rolling it back. Maybe we’re starting to see that correction alreadythough it’ll take a while, and sustained effort, to make the cracks in the wall resemble a door.

The whole post is worth a read.