Monday, July 23, 2012

Recommended Reading

Paul Krugman offers his theory for what the current brand of conservatism has become, powered by contradictions such as their arguments against government handouts even as they lobby for easing the tax burden on the highest-income earners:
...it’s wrong to think of conservatives as having a single argument for their preferred policies. What they offer instead is more like an onion, with layers inside layers; every time you strip away one excuse there’s another one inside.
Full piece here.

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