A Cacophony of Claptrap

by Don Boudreaux on August 30, 2008

in Politics

EconLog’s — and one of the world’s finest Masonomists – Arnold Kling nicely explains that political campaigns are "brutal assaults on reason."

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Obnoxio The Clown August 30, 2008 at 11:28 am

I've just discovered I'm a Masonomist, and I'd never even heard of GMU before!

Babinich August 30, 2008 at 3:55 pm

The only thing I have to say about Arnold Kling is that he's a keeper.

He's a bottomless fount of ideas concerning healthcare reform.

I love your blogs!

Ray G August 30, 2008 at 11:20 pm

Someone should dumb that list down a little and send it to someone they know who participates in the "forward this to your friends" email practice.

Arnold goes viral. . .

SaulOhio August 31, 2008 at 10:23 am

OK, great. But why are all those things listed as things he pledges? They aren't things he promises to do, just basic facts of reality.

Crusader August 31, 2008 at 1:48 pm

SaulOhio – that's the point. We have to start by acknowledging reality. Unfortunately the political process is about wish-fulfillment.

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