Originally Posted by AemJeff
Well, I was being more than a little glib - Will, in particular, is a guy I have a lot of respect for; and socially I'm a pretty extreme libertarian. But there are a lot of lesser lights in the libertarian universe who seem to moved on from a misunderstanding of Nietzsche to weirdly comic overestimation of the value of Ayn Rand's work. Witness the semi-coherent ramblings of Jane Galt.
Wilkinson's not really a libertarian -- he admires Rawls, endorses the Nordic model (protection for people but not for corporations), and is off the Koch payroll (canned). He's just another social democrat.