Trevor Burrus has doubts about your middle-of-the-road politics.
Jason Sorens argues that the word "moderation" doesn't necessarily mean middle-of-the-road positions.
Darrell M. West answers his critics on the need for political moderation.
Our long-term problems mean that we should welcome a less ideological politics, says Geoffrey Kabaservice.
We fail to be moderate, says Trevor Burrus, because so much is at stake. The way to moderation is by lowering the stakes and devolving more authority to state and local governments.
Jason Sorens says moderation isn't the virtue that you think it is.
Darrell M. West
Expressing racist nonsense is one thing; expressing it as a free speech martyr or a great defender of liberal democratic ideals is another.
Jonathan Rauch says that while we may like to regulate speech, finding the right people to do it is a daunting problem.