Wednesday, July 14, 2004

The tyranny of crying wolf

On the right, particularly the far right libertarians, there is a propensity to cry wolf - that every action of the State is, inevitably, moving us closer to the Road to Serfdom.

While it is comforting to generalize all actions of the State, there is a difference between a massively bloated farm bill and the invasion of the Ukraine for their wheat fields.

Libertarians, take notice next time you call a Conservative a fascist-in-training.

Update: This is why the Libertarians are more of a cult than a political party, always bound to lose.

Posted by Mahmoud the Weasel at 2:21 AM |

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