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Are we ready for rule by ‘the party of global governance’?

Jan 23, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 18 • By JAMES W. CEASER
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In the face of this plan for a gentle despotism of humaneness, it concedes too much to say that its main problem lies in its mistaken means to a good end. It is the end itself that is flawed. The progressive conception of humanity lacks an appreciation of both human greatness and humility. The party of global governance is not one I would ever join, even if it could win a majority. Nor, I suspect, would John Fonte.

James W. Ceaser is professor of politics at the University of Virginia and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.