Dylan’s Most Libertarian Song?

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How about Political World from his excellent 1989 album Oh Mercy? Some samples of the lyrics:

We live in a political world
Love don’t have any place
We’re living in times
Where men commit crimes
And crime don’t have any face.
We live in a political world
Turning and thrashing about
As soon as you’re awake
You’re trained to take
What looks like the easy way out.

We live in a political world
Where peace is not welcome at all
It’s turned away from the door
To wander some more
Or put up against the wall.

8:17 pm on March 6, 2004
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