Libertarians believe some things are too important to trade for votes… Like your freedom and liberty.
After all, someone who claims superior rights to the fruits of your labor — be it through taxes or how you use your private property — is really claiming rights to own your past labor. Since labor is your life’s effort, by inference these people essentially claim to own a part of you.
That’s powerful stuff our founding fathers generally understood, although they erred by not extending the idea to all people. Watch the video below to understand more on why individual consent to be governed matters, and why libertarians are the only party who support protecting real freedom.