Comment: I Think You're Missing My Point

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I Think You're Missing My Point

So I'll be very clear:

1. Ron Paul and the vast majority of the liberty movement are NOT anarchist, they are in favor of a constitutionally limited government, as envisioned by the founders of the US. This is a mainstream, patriotic, and populist point of view.

2. The only reason others want to characterize the liberty movement as anarchists, is because they believe that by doing so, they can turn the public against the liberty movement.

3. Even though the public can easily be swayed against anarchism, in reality, it is actually nothing more than an extension of the idea that "the government which governs least governs best" (taken to it's logical extreme).

In summary, very few people in the movement are anarchists (I am NOT one), but I see no reason to exclude a group which has a similar goal of reducing the size of government.