The Corner

Welch on Libertarianism

I would have added Nick Gillespie’s and Matt Welch’s book in my little post on Summer reading earlier, but to my deep regret it’s still on my to-read pile. I’ve watched or read some of the interviews and commentary, and it sounds like they’ve done a nice job synthesizing a more fully realized case for the “libertarian voter” than some previous efforts I’ve criticized. But I need to read the darn thing. Fortunately, I should have time this month. Meanwhile, as someone with an unhealthy appetite for fraternal intra-right and intra-libertarian arguments, I thought this post by Welch was a lot of fun to read.

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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