RE: European vs. American Fanaticism

From: Lee Corbin (
Date: Mon Jul 02 2001 - 20:17:06 MDT

Mike Lorrey wrote,

> Anyway, WWII... fairly well demolishes the argument
> that extremism has its capital in America (unless
> one categorizes freedom as a form of extremism).

Who has ever claimed that?

J. R. Molloy wrote:

> In that respect: "Extremism in defense of liberty is no vice, moderation
> in the pursuit of freedom is no virtue" - Sen. Harry Goldwater
> paraphrasing the Roman Senator Cato

That was Barry Goldwater, not Harry. (The statement comes from the 1964
presidential campaign.)


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