[ExI] Economic liberalism vs. conservatism: Why the debate here?

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 09:46:40 UTC 2011

On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 3:34 AM, AlgaeNymph  wrote:
> We seem to spend more time in these lists debating the merits of
> libertarianism or socialism as opposed to, say, how to improve our image
> with the public.  Why is that?

And libertarians filling the list with detailed nit-picking arguments
about how the poor half of the nation might have to let sick children
die because they can't afford medical bills and the state shouldn't
give handouts is a complete turnoff for the public.
(That's only one of many turnoffs!)

Libertarianism enthusiasts ruin any chance of appealing to the public.


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