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Why Sports Fans Should Be Libertarians

by Benjamin Marks, Capitalism.HK and Economics.org.au editor

Politicians at sporting events attract attention, because, among other reasons: (1) the political world is such a contrast to the sporting world; and (2) they attend precisely to attract attention to themselves, realising that people prefer politicians who: (a) like sport; (b) have similar interests; (c) have recognisable faces; and (d) they imagine to be easily reachable.

This essay aims, among other things, to have all politicians banned from sporting events and from being involved with sport in any way. Read the rest of this entry