Krugman once again lets politics overcome what he must surely know about economics.
‘Are we running institutions of higher education or athletic training camps?’
Loose talk about being denied the right to vote is precisely about “demonizing” the other side.
‘It seems that a suspicion of bias justifies making an example of two police officers without regard for the facts.’
There is bipartisan agreement to be partisan about the constitutional limits of the presidency.
Preparing kids for the real world by teaching them to whine to get what they want
Easy voting and high voter turnout are not the goals of democratic governance.
Pumpkin festivals and genuine community take a backseat to hooliganism
President Obama is contemplating closing Guantanamo — but not for the right reason.
Democracy depends on accepting the burdens of self-government, not just goosing the rolls.
At some point, the returns don’t justify the costs. But would the EPA be honest about that?
Is Obamacare really ‘one of the great comeback stories of public policy’?
Should judges assume that legislatures meant what they wrote?
Senators Reid, Murray, and Boxer misunderstand both insurance and the Constitution.
Would you really want to get rid of the incentives that create innovative companies, and MLB sluggers?
It’s money and political pressure that decides who wins, not who’s right.
Everything must be on the table.
If something is worth buying, you don’t need to bribe anyone
Two papers, two completely different takeaways.
Do away with the whole thing and have the president submit his reflections in writing.