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Matt Welch Talks Social Contract, Personal Liberty, and Government on MSNBC

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Reason Magazine Editor in Chief Matt Welch appeared on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Show to discuss Hobbesian social contract, whether or not the current scope of government is too large, the difference between "states' rights" and personal liberty, affirmative action, and more. Air Date: February 25, 2012.

Approximately 38 minutes.

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