We’re Bored With Our Brand

We should use theirs.

In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the word “liberal” was commonly used to describe the political views that we today call “libertarian.” But usage shifted, and “liberal” came to stand for a school of thought that supports extensive government intervention. Economist Daniel Klein has put together a statement signed by numerous libertarian academics and intellectuals urging a return to the earlier terminology.

So we can have our Koch and eat it too I suppose.

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