“I place myself as a cultural, social, and economic libertarian,” says former leftist NYU professor to Tom Woods
Michael Rectenwald, a lifelong leftist, has found himself shunned by former friends and colleagues — even people whose careers he helped advance — because he criticized and satirized some of the more outlandish SJW behavior on his Twitter feed. Nevertheless, he considers himself a libertarian now and is reading Mises, Hayek, etc.
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