Democratic Congressional Candidate Has Big Questions About Libertarianism

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Feb. 4 2014 9:48 AM

Democratic Congressional Candidate Has Big Questions About Libertarianism

You think, what with all the attention paid to the Paul dynasty and to Edward Snowden and to the Koch family, that people basically understand what "libertarianism" means. And then you see a question like this, from Florida Democratic congressional candidate Alex Sink, to the Libertarian running against her.

It is not actually inconsistent to believe in small government as it pertains to economics and also believe in small government as it pertains to social issues.

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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