Blog author: kjayabalan
Tuesday, February 7, 2006
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Writing in Canada’s Macleans magazine, Mark Steyn modifies a famous saying of our namesake:

As Lord Acton almost said, all power corrupts but Liberal power corrupts very liberally.

Since it’s a Canadian publication, the capital “L” refers to the party that was booted out of power in the recent elections.

The whole piece is an interesting look at the legacy of the British empire and can be read here.


  • http://blog.acton.org Jordan

    Kishore, he might say something like this:

    “A liberal is only a bundle of prejudices until he has mastered, has understood, experienced the philosophy of Conservatism.”