Tag Archive: democrat

  • America has a bad case of “Whataboutism”

    A number of folks I respect have gone full Never Trump, and a few have come out in support of the administration, to varying degrees. But quite a few of “us” have rejected full-on support or opposition, lapsing into what I’ve come to think of as “But What About….?”-ism.

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  • Myth of the Rational Voter 2016

    The following post by Bryan Caplan appeared over at EconLog on March 1st, 2016. In 2007, I published The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies.  Every presidential election year, people ask for an update, and I normally say, “Nothing’s changed.”  But 2016 really does look like an outlier.  My thoughts: 1. […]

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