On ‘Pragmatic’ Politicians | S/V Danneskjöld
A pragmatic politician is the most dangerous, as pragmatism in politics equates to willingness to use any means to achieve one’s ends. At least an ideologue is constrained by the limits of his beliefs. A pragmatist has no beliefs beyond the imposition if his will.
Liberty requires principle. And resistance.
Extremism in the defense of liberty is a virtue.