It’s amazing how a person who can be a reliable source of argument could become a long-time teammate. Many years ago, Joe Hauptmann used to argue with Steve Dasbach, Hauptmann coming from the right, Dasbach from the left, until they discovered they agreed on libertarian principles. From there Hauptmann became Indiana’s state chair, while Dasbach was the LNC’s director.
Now Hauptmann is running in a competitive two-way race for Indiana House in District 87. This is Joe’s story of his discovery of, and early involvement with, the Libertarian Party.
Listen Here: Joe Hauptmann’s Discovery of the LP