Ann Coulter Booed By Room Full Of Libertarian Students
On Thursday night’s edition of Fox New’s Stossel Show with John Stossel, Ann Coulter found herself at odds with a room full of Libertarian students. The show was filmed on location at the International Students for Liberty Conference in Washington, D.C., and the audience consisted of approximately 1,400 libertarian students. The conversation began with the failed drug war – which (of course) set Coulter off – so much in fact that she outright called them all a vulgar name for lady parts, and then went on to insult them (further).
Andrew Kirell over at Mediaite – who was actually in attendance at the debate – said it best when he provided this commentary on Coulter’s performance:
But on her “libertarians are pussies” point, since neither Stossel nor the students had the opportunity to fully respond, let me give it a brief whack: The economy may be more important than the the war on drugs or gay rights, but that’s a subjective valuation. Either way, libertarians care so much about those social issues not only because the former is rife with injustice, wastefulness, and abuse, but because they serve as a litmus test of sorts, separating those who are serious about limited government from those who pick and choose when they want to be skeptical of government power.
If you truly care about personal responsibility, limited government, and freedom of choice, then you should oppose government involvement in your personal life as much as in your economic life.
Here’s the video, courtesy of Mediaite: