“When they substitute their knowledge for ours, we grow angry because they have robbed us of our agency.”

@weeklystandard @smarick

Trends in governing have eroded the beliefs, norms and processes by which we learn to be accommodating citizens in a pluralistic, deliberative democracy. By manufacturing rights that limit democratic decision-making, centralizing power in Washington far from citizens’ lives, and empowering unelected bureaucrats in federal regulatory agencies, we’ve obstructed Americans’ practice of self-government. From this perspective, it is no surprise that we are losing the disposition and skills for collegial, conciliatory collective action

https://www.weeklystandard.com/andy-smarick/the-conservative-supreme-court-could-remake-american-citizenship

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