A lot of libertarians, including Glenn, are taking note of this graph:

Huzzah!

…but, notice that most of the movement is on the question of whether the government is currently doing too much. Now take a look at this graph of total U.S. spending:


Don’t get me wrong — I’m all for an increasingly libertarian populace, but to a large extent this recent change appears to have come at the price of an unprecedentedly overreaching government.