Journal of Libertarian Studies

“Let the People See” Reflections on Ethnoreligious Forces in American Politics

The Journal of Libertarian Studies

In a long editorial entitled “Let the People See,” which appeared in the New York Tribune in 1852, Horace Greeley, the great editor and leader of the Whig party, gloomily evaluated his party’s chances at the polls that autumn. He believed that in any work place, a machine shop for example, fifteen out of twenty workmen supported Whig economic policies. However they would not vote for the patty. Why not?

Volume 6, Number 3 (1982)


Sibley, Joel H. “”Let the People See”: Reflections on Ethnoreligious Forces in American Politics.” Journal of Libertarian Studies 6, No. 3 (1982): 333–347.

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