Politics and Moral Law

November 10, 1848

A brief article by Rev. Dr. Bushnell begins:  “It is remarkable that the moral sense of the country is so dulled, in reference to everything that can be called politics — moral distinctions are so far subordinated to the power of party discipline – that almost no effect is produced by agitation on one side, or the just reprobation it meets on the other. A most melancholy and frightful evidence of the extent to which American politics have become separated from the law of God and the control of moral principle!”