Should Whites-Only Lunch Counters Be Allowed?

Okay, let’s get right down to it. Our side is asked, incredulously, “Do you mean that someone should be allowed to have a whites-only lunch counter?”

The standard libertarian answer is, “Yes, although I don’t approve of the racist policy.”

I say, “No. He shouldn’t be allowed.”

What?! Heresy!

Chill out.

He shouldn’t be allowed, but it’s not the literal force of government or private parties that should disallow it. It’s the metaphorical force of social pressure — led by libertarians, of course — that should disallow it.

There, that’s cleared up. Next controversy.

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