Via the reliably-excellent ‘No more mister nice blog’:
If conservatives can’t be protected without being bound, they’d rather not be protected at all.Steve M
That is, of course, his corollary to Wilhoit’s definition of conservatism:
There must be in-groups whom the law protects but does not bind, alongside out-groups whom the law binds but does not protect.Frank Wilhoit
Read the whole thing. It’s excellent.