I often think of Laura Ebke, our wonderful hostess here at RedStateEclectic. Even more so now that she is especially active in the world of politics, where she belongs in her capacity as a talented, level-headed, yet passionate, and always honest representative of the ideals of freedom.
It is a standard complaint of mine that many liberty-minded people tend to become so consumed with their criticism of politics and the state that they effectively turn into anarchists, refusing to defend and build freedom by participating in politics and thus helping to shape government and the state in a way inclined toward liberty.
Laura is pursuing the important task of fostering freedom in the political arena. A tough challenge as the below film on the rivalry between Gladstone and Disraeli vividly illustrates. I submit the video in honour of Laura Ebke: