“The Paradox of Libertarianism”

Tyler Cowen starts a blog-war with this quote:

"The more wealth we have, the more government we can afford. Furthermore, the better government operates, the more government people will demand. That is the fundamental paradox of libertarianism. Many initial victories bring later defeats…"

Kevin O’Reilly has a cow. Glen Whitman backs Cowen. Julian Sanchez adds his two cents here.