“Our founding manifesto promises readers that we will be of no party or clique ... And yet our founding editors also promised that ‘The Atlantic’ would stand for impartial liberty and wage war ‘against despotism in every form,’” writes
“Our founding manifesto promises readers that we will be of no party or clique ... And yet our founding editors also promised that ‘The Atlantic’ would stand for impartial liberty and wage war ‘against despotism in every form,’” writes
"I am one of those whom H. L. Mencken called the 'optimists and chronic hopers of the world,' and I see gain for this country in the reassertion of old ideals and the renewal of government processes.” Elliot Richardson, quoted by