The last time we checked in with the “Duke University Porn Star” Belle Knox, she was complaining about how the disclosure of her new-found adult film career was hurting her sex life.

Knox seems to be making a second career out of complaining. She is a featured speaker for Liberty Fest NYC this October, on the high cost of education that she says drove her to her current job.

Belle Knox (Miriam Weeks) made headlines when it was revealed that she is a Duke University student paying for tuition by doing porn. Belle has used her new found fame to have an honest discussion with Americans about the state of college tuition & the federal government’s wasteful spending.

I would have more respect for Knox if she put her expensive education on hold and perhaps learned a trade that would provide her the income necessary to get the degree she wants. I would feel exactly the same way if Knox were male, though it seems the porn industry is one in which women earn substantially more than men. Perhaps the current administration could focus on this particular wage gap?

The impetus for this speech may be the launch of a political career as a Libertarian.

The famed Duke University porn star says she’d like to tackle politics as her next big career move after her overnight success as a celebrity film star.

The second-year college student, whose real name is Miriam Weeks, told Business Insider she’s been heavily engaged in promoting libertarian views on her school’s campus and hopes it’ll carry her to a political career of her own one day.

“I’m conservative,” Weeks said of her political standing. “I’m very socially liberal, but I’m very economically conservative.”

Color me skeptical. I believe this stance is merely to garner media attention, as shocking behavior is often the realm of progressive sex activists. But perhaps she is wisely embracing the trend of millennials embracing Libertarian Party Values. I, for one, would be interested to hear her thoughts on Ayn Rand and Friedrich Hayek.

But I am not a Libertarian, and I know that my friends who are have very different sensibilities on this issue. Paula Ward, a long-time Libertarian, explains, “Generally, I am for anyone doing whatever they wish with their own bodies. It could have a negative “splash” on our party, but who knows.”

Libertarian pundit W.C.Varones concurs with Ward’s take, and adds:

She won’t have much electoral success in the Libertarian Party, but if she’s serious about a political career, she might find a home in the libertarian wing of the Republican Party. Is it too much to hope the GOP might be that much of a big tent?

To paraphrase something someone once said, I’d rather be governed by the most recent 535 AVN award winners than by our current Congress.

True: The Adult Video News award winners would have more of an appreciation of free markets values than many in Congress do.

On an international level, Italian Libertarian Luca Bocci says, “…[O]nce you go deep into debt from a government institution, God only knows what will happen. Not exactly the choice I would advise for my daughter, but as long as it’s a free choice, she’s perfectly entitled to do whatever the heck she wants. And suffer the consequences, obviously. There is no freedom without personal responsibility.”

Knox is not the first porn star to enter politics. Porn star Mary Carey ran for governor of California during the recall election of 2003 on a platform that included taxing breast implants, encouraging citizens to trade their guns for porn, and installing webcams in the governor’s mansion. After her loss, her last appearance of note was a Republican fundraising dinner in 2006.

The one aspect that ties my Libertarian friends’ views together is the emphasis on personal responsibility. Therefore, Knox and her complaints about being victimized by the higher education bubble indicates she still has a lot to learn about Libertarianism.