Libertarians For/Against Trump: Walter Block Beats Nick Gillespie
November 08, 2016, 06:42 AM
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Libertarian professor Walter Block—who has spoken out, among other things, for freedom of association—had a debate with crazed pro-immigration libertarian Nick Gillespie [Email him] of Reason magazine. He won, of course. reports

Spoiler Alert: Walter Block won this debate, i.e. convinced a larger percentage of the audience to vote in his favor than Nick Gillespie. For what it’s worth, I found it to be an interesting parallel to the Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump debates. Gillespie did his best Hillary impersonation-radiating contempt for his audience and reveling in his own smugness/anemic stabs at humor-while Block resembled a more sophisticated Trump, i.e. meandering, combative, at times losing the plot, but nonetheless making a number of persuasive arguments.

By the way, since I work from home, I wear leather jackets a lot, but I have never seen a photo of Nick Gillespie without one.


I suppose being libertarian means never having to wear a necktie.