Against Leader Bashing

1 Tearing down figures, media, and institutions is almost never constructive ― or conservative ― no matter their leanings, beliefs, or actions. Not much thinking, effort, or time should be spent doing this. What is more constructive ― and conservative ― is finding the correct figures, media, and institutions to build up and repair so that they can compete. Most of the thinking, effort, and time should be spent doing that.

Clip from Roger Scruton's conversation with Hamza Yusuf