This past Friday, in the brutal post-Labor Day sun of New Jersey, we championed liberty. Nested between the College Republicans and College Democrats, the Rutgers University Young Americans for Liberty attracted many of my fellow Scarlet Knights at the Student Involvement Fair. The university isn't exactly "liberty-inclined" if you catch my drift. Therefore, this is the most important place for YAL to be active.
In gathering about 100 contacts throughout the day, we met a diverse body of patriots. From libertarians and republicans, to democrats and even a socialist here and there, YAL Rutgers had people genuinely curious if they supported liberty. We had people smiling all day, asking them, "do you even liberty, bro?"
Only encountering a handful of involvement fair trolls, we were greeted by many who were thirsty for freedom. Some of them simply followed the "Thirsty for freedom? Free Water!" chalked onto the sidewalk. Yet most were legitimately ecstatic for libertarian representation on a campus known for its radically left tendencies. I would warn when the libertarians arrived, "but don't worry, we don't believe in hand outs!"
Then as the afternoon came to a close and a couple of