Happy to hear "libertarian" mentioned regarding the bailout defeat
It does my heart good to read/hear multiple sources describe a surge of libertarian sentiment (even if not knowingly so) from voters, and to hear a fairly important TV business commentator suggest that Libertarian candidate Bob Barr might gain a little traction because of his opposition to the bailout plan.
No, I am not suggesting Barr has any chance of winning. But it would make me happy to see more people listening to his message and learning about libertarian views, regardless of party affiliation.
So, here's an article relating to this topic:
Libertarian Populism, Robert Stacy McCain, American Spectator, 9/30/2008
And Bob Barr talking with Neil Cavuto just as the House was voting down the bailout:
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