Dave Killion — October 3, 2011

A couple weeks back Elizabeth Warren announced she was running for the Democratic nomination to oppose incumbent Republican Scott Brown in the 2012 Massachusetts election for the US Senate. Shortly after her announcement, a Youtube video in which she talks about economic policy got an awful lot of (mostly positive) attention –


I find it almost literally painful not only to watch this, but to hear people applauding her. However, being a good libertarian means listening to opposing views, so if you haven’t seen this clip, you are going to have to watch it. Finding the flaws is pretty easy, as Warren has created a target-rich environment. Spot the errors for yourself, and then go visit some or all of the following links to see what other top libertarian thinkers found that you overlooked. I promise you will be a better person for it.

From the Mises Institute

From Rich Lowry at National Review Online

From Don Boudreaux at Cafe Hayek

From Sheldon Richman at The Freeman

Please add your favorites in the comments.


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