Firing Line Friday: The Problems of a Conservative Legislator

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.

     There is more to being a legislator, even in the Senate, than telling your base that you will fight for the, and many attempts to actually “fight” tend to be more of a “flailing” around. This is especially true for actual conservative legislators, as is the case with William F. Buckley’s brother, and then-new Senator for the state of New York of the Conservative Party, James Lane Buckley, as this discussion between the two brothers from half-a-century ago.

     Until next Friday.

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