I think that the libertarians who tend to be anti-Israel tend to be in the [Murray Rothbard wing] of the libertarian movement. They tend to be anarchists. They tend to have a deep rooted hatred of government. And it’s interesting [because] they tend to hate free governments more than they hate totalitarian governments. They tend to focus their hatred much more on the American government [and] on the Israeli government than they do on Hamas.Read it all here.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
A couple of posts back I ranted about the paleoconservatives and their hatred of Israel. Their position is strange and illogical, and I could only see antisemitism as the irrational reason for it. Now Powerline Blog has a related article, Hamas and the Libertarians, seeking answers about this strange political anomaly. Yaron Brooks of the Ayn Rand Institute has this to say about it: