Daily Archives: March 24, 2021

Concentrated Power Is Always and Everywhere a Dangerous Phenomenon

Last weekend, Andy Smarick, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, wrote an aspirational Twitter thread where he argued that conservatives need to do a better job at making the case for decentralized state power. I see a natural, unavoidable connection between a powerful centralized state and dangerous long-term outcomes. Others dont see that connection. I need to make that case.