Hey, Cato — How about that Friedman Prize!

Liberty activist Michael Maresco suggests on his Facebook page that Ron Paul receive the Cato Institute’s annual “Friedman prize for advancing liberty.” Considering Cato’s tentative relationship with Ron Paul-type libertarians, and some downright vitriolic exchanges between excellent libertarian scholars from both the Mises and Cato Institues, giving the high-profile, unequivocally principled Paul the award would not only be more than justified, but helpful …