Scoundrel Time: The Politics of 2008

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A version of Mr. Weigel’s remarks were published as an essay in First Things. Click here to read it.

An engaging, challenging, and occasionally even amusing exploration of how the Sixties were the big winner in the 2008 presidential election, with a few further notes on the dangers of messianic politics and the temptations of faux populism. EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel presents the 2008 William E. Simon Lecture — a bracing contrast to the general swoon of recent weeks.

The William E. Simon Lecture and Reception is generously funded by the William E. Simon Foundation. The Lecture was established in 2001 in honor of the late Secretary of the Treasury, an ardent defender of political and economic freedom.

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