Bruce Bartlett

  • The Right Stuff

    From the early 1970s though 2005, I was a loyal member of the Republican Party and the libertarian wing of the conservative movement. When I signed on in the ’70s, the movement was very small; it was possible to know everyone in Washington who was a significant player. And I knew almost all of them, some even from college.

    One of my college mates was Richard Fink. We were both undergraduates at Rutgers, I in New Brunswick and Rich at the Newark campus. We bonded over our mutual interest in Austrian economics, the extremely doctrinaire and influential school of thought that claimed Friedrich