This is Michael Badnarik, 2004 Libertarian candidate for president, speaking some harsh truths to fellow Libertarians at the Memorial Day Weekend Libertarian National Convention in St Louis. It was a very moving speech. I was there, and far from feeling depressed and demoralized, I came away inspired to do whatever I can to promote the principles we stand for. In the words of an ancient Hebrew adage: If not me, then who? If not now, then when?