Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Recommended Reading

You may remember President Obama's "You didn't build that" on the campaign trail in 2012. Referencing the idea that even successful entrepreneurs rely on a strong structural framework provided by the commons upon which to ply their trade, this off-the-cuff line led to such upset on the other side that "We Built It" became the theme for for their whole presidential convention that fall. And yet, as Jonathan Chait explains, "You didn't build that" is exactly right, and here's why.

No comments: