Phil Magness Does Further Research that Proves the Shoddiness of Nancy MacLean’s ‘Research’

by Don Boudreaux on October 19, 2017

in Books, Myths and Fallacies

Anyone who still clings to the fantastic notion that Nancy MacLean’s Democracy in Chains is a serious work of scholarship that deserves its nomination for the 2017 National Book Award – rather than a sack of comical errors and astonishing ignorance the publication of which would deeply embarrass any serious scholar – should read this new post by Phil Magness.  Here’s Phil’s conclusion:

So there you have it. A finalist for the 2017 National Book Award appears to have been built upon a typo.


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