Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Malcolm Fraser’s Late Burkeanism

From The American Conservative:
Perhaps such attacks on Fraser from his former Liberal Party allies were themselves the chief cause of his sharp left turn, on the “Might as well hang for a sheep as a lamb” principle. Probably not, though. On every topic except the immediate Soviet threat, Fraser’s foreign policy when in office had been standard pink boilerplate: anti-Rhodesia and pro-Zimbabwe; anti-apartheid and pro-ANC; anti-Taipei and pro-Beijing; anti-Thatcher and pro-Commonwealth. (Read more.)

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