Daniel McCarthy of The American Conservative thinks it might be. He is responding to this story by Dave Weigel which reports on the departure of Brink Lindsey and Will Wilkinson from the Cato Institute.
We at this blog have often referred to the Liberaltarians as cosmotarians as their liberal social values reflect their more “cosmopolitian” outlook compared to more populist oriented provincial libertarians out here in flyover country.
But I say good riddance. Libertarians are only useful in so far as they don’t undermine traditional moral values and organic institutions of authority such as the family and the church. Liberaltarians embody all that is wrong with a certain expression of libertarianism.