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Daily Journal, Economics, Libertarianism

Libertarian joke

While walking home one evening I came upon a man standing at the edge of a bridge, about to jump. “Wait!” I yelled, and ran over to see what was the matter.

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“It’s this country,” he lamented. “It’s falling into ruin and there’s nothing I can do about it. I don’t want to live on this planet anymore.”

“Cheer up,” I said. “We’re all in this together. Say, are you a liberal or a conservative?”

“I’m a libertarian,” he said.

“Me too!” I exclaimed. “See, you’re not alone. Are you a free-market libertarian or a libertarian socialist?”

“Free-market libertarian,” he said.

“Same here!” I said. “Paleo-libertarian or neo-libertarian?”

“Paleo-libertarian,” he said.

“Hey, so am I! Chicago or Austrian school of economics?”

“Austrian,” he said.

“Me too! Hayekian or Rothbardian?”

“Rothbardian,” he said.

“Same as me! Consequentialist or deontological?”

“Consequentialist,” he said.

“Die, statist!” I yelled, and pushed him off the bridge.

6 Comments

  1. tara caribou

    August 14, 2019 at 7:37 pm

    Hahaha! Obviously he got what was coming to him.

    1. Jo

      August 15, 2019 at 5:52 am

      I think this is such a brilliant joke. But I’m a massive nerd. Ha ha. Glad you liked it.

  2. Dr. Thomas Maples

    August 15, 2019 at 12:29 pm

    Politics, such a sad state of affairs with all its divisive commentary from all direction. But definitely the source of great humor once we can let go of all the PC BS we are being fed. I loved the joke by the way.

    1. Jo

      August 16, 2019 at 10:04 am

      Agreed! Its tough out there! Need a stoic disposition just to step outside your door these days.

      Glad you enjoyed the joke 😀

  3. Clever Girl

    August 16, 2019 at 6:02 pm

    You have to be, like, super smart to get this one, right?

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