24 Aug '11, 7pm

On the Environment, Ron Paul is Even Crazier Than Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry:

On the Environment, Ron Paul is Even Crazier Than Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry:

Wait a minute, now. Ron Paul is supposed to be the cool one, right? The perennial underdog who bloggers and young folks respect even if they disagree with his policy ideas: He's a libertarian, man, and he holds true to his ideals -- even when that doesn't fit with the GOP party line . Well, that would be cool, if it were actually the case. See, it turns out that he's not much of an ideological libertarian after all. Matt Yglesias recently combed his website to parse his policy positions, and he found some weird stuff -- like, Ron Paul is advocating for policies that would make it a criminal offense for women to get abortions . That's about the most un-libertarian thing imaginable (libertarians being obsessed with getting the state out of our private lives and all). He also wants to abolish birthright citizenship -- I guess the 'freedom' he's fighting for is available only ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/on_the_environm.php

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