What America Would Look Like If Libertarians Got Their Way

“But if you believe that those programs create dependency, too…. It never stops: Close down the homeless shelters. Shut down the Salvation Army. Make it illegal to throw a starving person a coin or toss a blanket over them as they lay on the sidewalk. This logic only ends one way: in a hellish dystopia where the underclass is starving, homeless and dying in droves. If that seems melodramatic, ask a libertarian/conservative this question: When will you know that your theory is wrong?”

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