Looking carefully at that which is unseen.

Thinking about: Libertarians in politics

Two sets of thoughts on libertarians in politics:


And here.

And as a libertarian in office, I’d pretty much agree that they’ve called it. It takes a lot of determination to do the right thing to work through all the negative (not bad, just negative) personality characteristics your typical libertarian has in order to gain elective office.

Asking people for stuff sucks. Putting yourself out there sucks. Asking for money sucks almost as much as spending your own does. Hoop jumping is almost as bad.

That said …

There’s something vaguely satisfying about crushing your opponents, seeing them driven before you, and hearing the lamentations of their women – particularly if you end up in a satisfying job where you can make a libertarian difference in things…. 😀


3 responses to “Thinking about: Libertarians in politics

  1. Don Childers (@AgoristDon) March 8, 2012 at 7:13 pm

    Thanks for the mention. I’ve added you to my blogroll.

    • Hobbit@Law March 8, 2012 at 7:18 pm

      Came in by way of Tam’s site, a daily stop for me. She had two of you making all those great cogent points, and as somebody who *is* libertarian and elected, I just nodded along knowingly in agreement.

    • Hobbit@Law March 28, 2012 at 8:11 pm

      I’d like to drop notes on your blog now and then – but the “comments” interface doesn’t seem to like my WordPress ID…… 😦

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