Are politicians ignorant of freedom, liberty and free markets?

Earlier this year, I happened to interview Jan Helfeld, a journalist who uses the Socratic method when he interviews United States politicians and media personalities.  Each interview that he has done has been both entertaining and thought-provoking because he usually frustrates the interviewee due to the fact that they have just contradict their own answer.

Anyway, some of these videos have been posted online for a few years now and they’re always interesting to watch when you have nothing to do on a Friday night.  Helfeld told me that he doesn’t mean to frustrate the representatives, but rather he just wants to get their opinions.

If you have never watched any of his interviews, be sure to check out his website here and his YouTube channel.  Here are his, in my opinion, top five videos:

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