With gun and camera through darkest Kristof-land

by Walter Olson on November 28, 2012

The popularity of auxiliary home power generators is somehow proof that taxes should be higher? John Steele Gordon tries to parse a New York Times columnist’s argument. [Commentary]

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1 robert 11.28.12 at 3:57 pm

Thanks for pointing us to the response in Commentary. I read that Kristof op-ed and said “Huh?”

And his argument are nuts and all over the place. Gated Communities! Private Schools! Evil Rich People!

2 DensityDuck 11.29.12 at 8:21 pm

It’s actually a liberal truism that the only way to achieve true reform of (awful situation) is to rub people’s noses in it and refuse to allow them any alternative.

Because, y’know, nobody ever thought of trying to, say, fire all the crap teachers and do-nothing office staff and get better teachers who are paid more.

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