Jul 25, 2011

Monday Reading: Caplan on the split between conservatives and libertarians

GMU's Brian Caplan has an interesting post on the split between libertarians and conservatives.
For libertarians, to believe in liberty is to believe in massive rollback of the state.  For conservatives, to believe in liberty is to oppose further expansion of the state (at least in the economic realm).  For conservatives, "liberty" means defeating Obamacare.  For libertarians, "liberty" means separation of health and state - which means abolishing even ultra-popular programs like Medicare.
Read more here.

Watch the student debate at CATO here.

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