Eric and I were discussing the need to beat Obama. He thought that libertarians should bend over backwards to see that Obama was defeated. I had a little different point of view.

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I agree with you generally on beating Obama. But I also think it is unwise to let them get too comfortable with our support. They will double cross us like they do to members of their own team. You know – the “where else will you go?” attitude.

We must make them work hard to keep our support. Which is why I like to throw in the occasional jab.

The weakest member of a coalition determines the politics of the coalition. Despite what the majority thinks.

Libertarians are starting to gain enough power that they are shifting both parties. And we are just at the beginning of that shift.

We must act like independent cats not like loyal dogs. Sometimes when they call we must not respond.

Tom’s piece really got me thinking.