Van Jones on libertarians

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    *cringe*

    He's not only a watermelon man, he's seriously retarded. Norquist is a libertarian? Liberty should not be a high ideal? I bet he thinks that Patrick Henry wasn't a patriot, either.

    Yup...green on the outside, pinko commie on the inside.
     
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    Why is it always non-libertarians who think they can best describe libertarians?
     
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    Meh, it's Van Jones.
     
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    I've been wondering that for years. I think it simply has to do with people having a false impression of what liberty means. I have "progressive" friends that believe libertarians are intellectual anarchists, and believes that forcing people to join a union equates to liberty. :cuckoo:
     
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    Because generally libertarians don't get it. They live within their own constructed reality, much like the Marxists, espousing an "ism" that would take a basic shift in human nature to work.
     
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    I think it's because we're the most skeptical of government as a whole. Conservatives and liberals both have pet issues beyond the enumerated powers that they think the government can best solve, so they both see us as a threat to their agendas. So they both try to fight us by creating a false perception about who we really are to poison people's minds.
     
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    Libertarians are simply CONZ who want to smoke dope and visit prostitutes.
     
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    The question was why is it non-libertarians think they can best describe libertarians.

    And you think libertarians don't know what they believe? They don't "get" their own beliefs?

    :wtf:

    Then again, authoritarians believe they are qualified to tell others what they should believe.
     
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