"Liberty is not a means to a political end. It is itself the highest political end." -Lord Acton
The Post-Dispatch platform statement, adopted in 1911, includes the pledge that the newspaper "will always fight for progress and reform, never tolerate injustice or corruption, always fight demagogues of all parties, never belong to any party, always oppose privileged classes and public plunderers, never lack sympathy with the poor, always remain devoted to the public welfare, never be satisfied with merely printing news, always be drastically independent, never be afraid to attack wrong, whether by predatory plutocracy or predatory poverty." Nothing in there to stop them from being libertarians, except of course that they probably would like to see themselves as respnsible for saving the poor, rather than giving the poor the opportunity to save themselves.
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