Learning from Bill Buckley's example

Benjamin Musachio of the National Review recalls the courageous battle William F. Buckley fought against Robert Welsh and the John Birch Society (remember them?) for the soul of the conservative movement back in the 'Sixties.

At a time when extremists are once again threatening to hijack conservatism and the Republican party, it might be time to learn some lessons and draw some encouragement from that struggle.