Clint Eastwood announces: I'm a "libertarian"
, Libertarian Party News
, 18 Feb 1997
Libertarian Party press release based on Eastwood's response to a Playboy
interview question: "How would you characterize yourself politically?"
"Eastwood joins a growing number of individuals in the entertainment industry who have identified themselves as libertarians. Included on that list are TV star John Laroquette, humorist Dave Barry, author P.J. O'Rourke, movie actor Russell Means, magician Jillette Penn, author Camille Paglia, TV reporter John Stossell, and comedian Dennis Miller."
Penn Jillette - The magician-comedian-writer's secrets revealed!
, by Bryan Curtis, 4 Feb 2006
"Penn Jillette's place in show business is less as a magician or comedian than as a thinker. A very deep thinker. ... Jillette has made a career out of pulling back the curtain. ... In addition to announcing his libertarianism, he has told reporters that he is devoted to skepticism ... and that he is an atheist ..."