Quote of the Day

From today’s Times’ profile of Blackwater CEO Erik Prince:

Mr. Pelton said it would be wrong to assume that Mr. Prince’s political connections account for his success. “It is a mistake to characterize him as his father, or by the right-wing groups his father supported,” Mr. Pelton said. “Politically, I think he is more of a libertarian. He hates government sloth, even as his company gets most of its business from the government.”

It would be interesting to poll the owners of businesses that make the majority of their money off of government contracts and find out what percentage consider themselves “libertarians.”

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