so many people today with Conservative instincts feel compelled to apologize for them.
The shoe is precisely on the other foot: it is Socialism that subordinates all other considerations to man's material well-being.
Liberals, on the other hand,—in the name of a concern for "human beings"—regard the satisfaction of economic wants as the dominant mission of society.
The turn will come when we entrust the conduct of our affairs to men who understand that their first duty as public officials is to divest themselves of the power they have been given.
Note: Reading Conscience of a Conservative by Barry Goldwater. Key for elections this year...