George Will explains yesterday’s Kelo decision a bit more concisely than we did last night: “Liberalism triumphed yesterday. Government became radically unlimited in seizing the very kinds of private property that should guarantee individuals a sphere of autonomy against government.”
UPDATE: I should have added that the last paragraph of Will’s column is neither soulful nor witty. I intend to return to the subject of property rights tonight or over the weekend and urge a restoration to the constitutional understanding of property rights.
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