In a recent Huffington Post essay, Gregory Weiner, author of American Burke: The Uncommon Liberalism of Daniel Patrick Moynihan, reminds us that Moynihan’s critique of the 1990s welfare reforms centered upon who would suffer most: the children. The article lays out the facts from recent research of just how many children suffer today, and, the depth of the poverty in which they are trapped.
The Imaginative Conservative shares thoughts from Greg Weiner’s “American Burke: The Uncommon Liberalism of Daniel Patrick Moynihan,” explaining that Moynihan was, “A defender of the necessity of a strong presidency but also of a robust Congress that maintained a proper constitutional balance. He crusaded against government secrecy that, among other ails, inflated executive power. One of the benefits of international law, he argued, was that it would ground foreign policy in something other than free-ranging executive will.” Learn more inside Weiner’s “American Burke: The Uncommon Liberalism of Daniel Patrick Moynihan.”