UPDATE: The face behind one of fiction’s most “Libertarian” characters is running for elected office as a (gasp) Democrat.

In an earlier Answer’s Journal post, we shared how the daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, was a staunch conservative, couldn’t stand her distant cousin Democratic President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and is credited with coining the word Libertarian. http://answersjournal.com/what-u-s-president-was-related-to-laura-ingalls-wilder-and-her-daughter-couldnt-stand-the-man/ In an interesting stroke of irony, the actress generally associated with her mother’s legacy […]

What U.S. President was related to Laura Ingalls Wilder? (And her daughter couldn’t stand the man.)

Laura Ingalls Wilder is best remembered as the author and subject of the Little House on the Prairie series of children’s novels. These were based on her childhood in a settler American family. Her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane, is generally regarded as the one who encouraged her to write the books and assisted her with editing and […]