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By on 12.15.06 | 4:22PM

Brian Doherty has an interesting piece up at Reason on Milton Friedman's advice to Pinochet's regime. A taste:

Undoubtedly, Friedman's decision to interact with officials of repressive governments creates uncomfortable tensions for his libertarian admirers; I could, and often do, wish he hadn't done it. But given what it probably meant for economic wealth and liberty in the long term for the people of Chile, that's a selfish reaction.

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