Penn Jillette, the talking half of the Penn & Teller magic team, recently discussed why he’s a Libertarian. Here’s a brief excerpt:
“I don’t know if everyone would be better off under a Libertarian government. I don’t know what would be best for anyone. I don’t even know what’s best for me. What makes me Libertarian is I don’t think anyone else really knows what’s best for anyone. My argument for Libertarianism is simple – personal morality.”
The entire column is at:
Penn Jillette: Why I’m a Libertarian Nut Instead of Just a Nut
Steve Buckstein is founder and senior policy analyst at Cascade Policy Institute, Oregon’s free market public policy research center.