Private business chooses not to associate with man who calls on the state to murder women for exercising body integrity. Libertarians bummed. https://t.co/VNxVUFoazD
— Angus Johnston (@studentactivism) April 6, 2018
Libertarianism used to be a somewhat amusing fringe philosophy, but now it’s clear that it is a gateway drug to more seriously fucked-up political tendencies, which now have gained a measure of political ascendency.
So I apologize for treating these people as clowns, when the threat they posed was as serious as cancer and should have been attacked like cancer. Now it’s metastasized.
She makes Mickey Spillane look like Dostoevsky.
Flannery O’Connor on Ayn Rand.
Willy Wonka Capitalism, makes me want to support the Revolutionary Oompa Loompa Worker’s Front.
I have never seen libertarianism captured quite this precisely before.
I used to have this basically this exact conversation with Usenet libertarians decades ago; nothing ever changes.
Everything seems to be going well at the Libertarian conference
— Christopher Woody (@chrstphr_woody) May 29, 2016
This kind of thing is the political philosophy equivalent of the carnival geeks who would entertain the crowds by biting the heads off of live chickens and performing other kind of degradation.