Tagged: philip blond

Blond on Blond

As a counterpoint to Jonathan Raban’s negative review of Red Tory, here’s Philip Blond in The American Conservative (hat tip: commenter Schofield).

Red Toryism in action

It may be unfair to tar Philip Blond with David Cameron’s policy proposals, but this grab bag of measures intended to “give society a helping hand” gets at a criticism I tried to articulate...

For Non-Blonds

I’ve learned one thing from listening to Phillip Blond’s recent talk at Georgetown: I’m no Red Tory. My turning point came about halfway through the lecture. Blond had thrown out a few zingers here...

Blond with Sandel(s)

Two of the League’s brethren attended Philip Blond’s lecture at Georgetown last week.  Will’s review here, David’s here. For those interested, Blond’s thought has been a source of numerous posts in the League’s annals...

Brooks on Blond

If you’re looking for a good introduction to the Red Tories, David Brooks’ column does a much better job of explaining Philip Blond’s philosophy than my muddled post. Blond is also is speaking at...

Blond at Georgetown

Your faithful correspondent donned a collared shirt and ventured into Georgetown last night to listen to Philip Blond’s presentation on “Red Toryism” (Blond’s Wikipedia entry is here; the Porch has a good introductory post...

Seeing Red (Toryism)

ED’s post on Philip Blond and his (quixiotic?) brand of Red Toryism is definitely worth the read. Blond goes way too far in trying to argue–in a way weirdly reminiscent of Jonah Goldberg–that liberalism...

(Intellectually) Leggy Blond

Rod Dreher points us towards this Giles Fraser post in Church Times about Philip Blond, intellectual guru of Red Toryism.  ED has discussed Blond previously here at the League. Here is the portion of...

Working with what we’ve got…part II

Daniel Larison picks up arguably one of my most awkwardly worded sentences in one of my most awkwardly written posts and then writes: It’s true that idealism would be quite heavily burdened by idealism,...