Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is the New York Times bestselling author of 11 books, including The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History and Meltdown (on the financial crisis.) A senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Woods has appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, FOX News, FOX Business, C-SPAN, Bloomberg Television, and hundreds of radio programs... (Read More)
Bill ‘All Hail Obama!’ Kristol recently said Ron Paul ought to leave the GOP over his foreign-policy views. Americans can’t be allowed a choice on this. They need two interventionist parties, both spewing the same propaganda that would insult a third-grader. That’s freedom, baby.
It would be better for Republicans for Ron just to go, says Kristol, since of course it’s much better to field candidates who can’t inspire a dozen people to show up at their rallies, much less incite them to read Bastiat, Hayek, and Mises. Smart young kids infiltrating the party? The horror!
On Kristol’s record of political predictions, and what would be good for whom, I refer you to this great compilation over at the Atlantic. Bill doesn’t seem to be in a position to advise any party on much of anything, it turns out. (Thanks to J.M. for the link.)
Not to mention this funny compilation of Kristolisms about Iraq: