After a brief hiatus attributable to Brian Ward’s lavish vacation schedule, Brian and I recorded Episode 44 of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience last night. We discussed the issues of the day, including:
* The weather (cold)
* The election of Pope Francis and papal naming conventions
* The recently concluded CPAC convention in DC
* Rand Paul and illegal immigration
* Loon of the Week (a double shot of sequestration hysteria)
* This Week in Gatekeeping (there’s nothing I can do to reverse the acid treatment on your face, but it reminds me of a funny story)
We were also joined by Peter Berkowitz, a distinguished political scientist and author of the hot, controversial new book, Constitutional Conservatism: Liberty, Self-Government, and Political Moderation. Peter’s book is not only a guide to how libertarians and social conservatives can come together to win elections, but also a terrific short history of conservatism. And I do mean short–120 pages. Follow the link to buy it at Amazon.
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