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"Well, the average American is not so pro-freedom as, say, Walter Williams,
but considerably more so than the average Frenchman or German."

Really?  How do you measure this?

Well, we can start with the fact that in the first-round of a typical
presidential election in France, 2/3 of the votes go to candidates so far
to the Left they make Ralph Nader look moderate, and about 1/2 of these
votes, or 1/3 of the total, go to out-and-out Marxists of one sort or
another, candidates who are avowed Trotskyites, Stalinists, etc.  In U.S.
presidential elections, no avowed socialist has *ever* garnered more than
one or two percent of the vote.

Marc Poitras










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