In finally rolling out his education plan September 8, Donald Trump once again proved to be the most unorthodox of presidential candidates. While his style frequently flummoxes political foes and friends alike, this time he appears to have succeeded in putting school choice on the campaign’s center stage.
Personal and economic freedom are under attack in the United States and in many other parts of the world. This is seen most clearly in this year’s contest for the White House. In all the rhetoric about America’s political, social, and economic problems that is heard from the lips of the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates, there is one phrase that is hardly ever mentioned or considered important: the liberty of the individual.