"Libertarianism rests on two bedrock beliefs: human freedom is a great good and the public sector tends to screw things up. The first belief is based more on faith than empirical result; the second derives from millennia of human experience. The increased appeal of libertarianism today reflects a nonpartisan view that the public sector has been deeply problematic under either party.
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
The Economics of Libertarianism, Revealed - Economix Blog - NYTimes.com: