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Congratulations, Ben!


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Ben Darrington, the Yale Austrian who won the 2007 Douglas E. French Prize, was recently quoted in Time:

"He's [Ron Paul] about something that American nerd culture can get on board with: really knowing one subject and going all out on it," says Ben Darrington, a Ron Paul supporter at Yale. "For some people, it's Star Wars. For some people, it's Japanese cartoons. For Ron Paul, it's free-market commodity money."

He might as well have been talking about Austrian economics in general.

Max Raskin is a journalist living in New York City.

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