True enough, he did! But this match made in heaven can’t rise above tryst level. Amidst all the heavy breathing, the central linkage-point between liberals and libertarians isn’t political at all, but a strain of cultural libertarianism. Liberals would have to surrender their venerable desire to accomplish social unfetterment by state power, and “merely” political libertarians would have to sign on to social unfetterment as a positive, not negative, good. This is something like asking a paleocon to hang a framed, limited-edition dual portrait of Wilson and Truman in his den. ~James Poulos

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