Tuesday, March 25, 2008

How To "Trip" A Neo-Liberal In Two Steps

STEP ONE: Ask them whether they feel the government should forbid/regulate voluntary relations between consenting adults. Probable answer: NO.

STEP TWO: Ask them whether the government should impose minimum wage laws. Probable answer: YES.

The only problem is getting them to notice the irony.

(The irony lies in the fact that question #2 is really just an example of the regulation mentioned in question #1. Most neo-liberals are afraid of economic liberty.)


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