CJay Engel

October 23, 2019

My Shocking Vindication: Tucker vs. Boaz Copy

Right after I published my second part to the Left/Right article, I was reminded of Jeffrey Tucker's 1997 review of David Boaz's primer on libertarianism (so often an unfortunate entry point for those new to libertarianism). Having read it at least three years ago, I browsed it again and was stunned to find that Tucker had critiqued the book largely based on the same 5 points that I myself came up with in my trying to grasp the difference between left and right. I have added an additional section called "Tucker vs. the Left-Libertarian Model" in my article and I pull select quotes and tie them to my points.

Tucker's full article is here.

About the author

C.Jay Engel is the founder and publisher of Bastion Magazine. He has written for, LRC, David Stockman, and related. He owns several consulting business, actively works on the magazine, and lives in Northern CA.

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