Our universities haven't taught much political history for decades. No wonder so many progressives have disdain for the principles that animated the Federalist debates by Peter Berkonitz in the Wall Street Journal.
Those who doubt that the failings of higher education in America have political consequences need only reflect on the quality of progressive commentary on the tea party movement. Our universities have produced two generations of highly educated people who seem unable to recognize the spirited defense of fundamental American principles, even when it takes place for more than a year and a half right in front of their noses.
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