Book review | The Executive Unbound prescribes aspirin for a metastasizing administrative state
by Les Sillars
Posted 9/08/11, 09:40 pm
The Executive Unbound(Oxford University Press) is one of those books that put you to sleep when you read it but keep you awake at night worrying about it. Law professors Eric Posner and Adrian Vermeule make the case that "legal liberalism" as a guiding philosophy of American government has failed-but don't worry, they say, we'll be fine: Politics and public opinion will save us from would-be American dictators.