Matthew Yglesias defends Indian Removal (without realizing it)

September 19, 2012 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

In attempting to defend President Obama’s outrageous “you didn’t build that” statement, Matthew Yglesias argues against the idea that a person can deserve his property at all. In his view, “the real world human practice of property rights has very little to do with” the idea of moral desert. Instead, he counsels ...