Guy Benson

Katie flagged it as the best question of the night, and I agree.  Larry O'Connor at Breitbart TV muses that this query would never be posed at a Democratic debate.  He's probably right:

Too bad only a few candidates had the opportunity to respond to this young man.  His question gets to the heart of an elementary, and critical, principle: How much should individuals reap for the products of their labor, and how much should the government confiscate for the betterment of society?  Conservatives and liberals have fundamental disagreements on this question.

Guy Benson

Guy Benson is's Political Editor. Follow him on Twitter @guypbenson. He is co-authors with Mary Katharine Ham for their new book End of Discussion: How the Left's Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun).

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