the typical trucker of the “typical” politician? It’s not even a close competition! This interesting article from the Quad-City Times illustrates why.
Truckers appreciate and understand Hayek and Leonard Read:
Hills then removed his wristwatch, using it to explain his point of view: “Every piece of this watch was trucked from somewhere. If you can’t keep up with the trucks, we’re all screwed – not just this country, but the world.”
And they certainly understand the evils of corporatism:
Our federal government is subsidizing railroads, airlines, banks and farmers,” he said. “Meanwhile, we’re being taxed to death.”
These aren’t libertarian anarchists or Wall Streeters making these observations either. They are the voices of what the politicians often refer to as “Main Street” America.