After all, it would be absurd to say that I have the right to take your car without your permission if only I could persuade enough people to join me. Sure, if this happens, you might still lose your car, but no one is going to argue that I have a right to take it.
When it comes to the State, such common sense evaporates.
Despite their warm and fuzzy rhetoric, progressives […] want to control your life through top-down programs backed by the implied threat of force.
Libertarians want you to be free to live your life as you wish so long as you extend that right to everyone else.
Which alternative sounds more like communism to you?