Daily Archives: August 3, 2017

“But, of course, being a member of the governing class doesn’t involve anything like the specialized skills that flying an airplane does. And just as passengers on an airplane actually do get to choose their destination — they’re paying customers, after all — so the voters get to choose things, too. (And if you look at recent history, the “pilots” tend to crash the plane a lot, but then walk away unscathed, unlike those passengers in the back.” New status anxiety fuels Trump derangement: Glenn Reynolds

But, of course, being a member of the governing class doesn’t involve anything like the specialized skills that flying an airplane does. And just as passengers on an airplane actually do get to choose their destination — they’re paying customers, after all — so the voters get to choose things, too. (And if you look at recent history, the “pilots” tend to crash the plane a lot, but then walk away unscathed, unlike those passengers in the back.

Source: New status anxiety fuels Trump derangement: Glenn Reynolds

“Like most of Krugman’s claims, that was bullshit.” Instapundit » Blog Archive » PAUL KRUGMAN ON ELECTION NIGHT: “If the question is when markets will recover, a first-pass answe…

Like most of Krugman’s claims, that was bullshit.

Source: Instapundit » Blog Archive » PAUL KRUGMAN ON ELECTION NIGHT: “If the question is when markets will recover, a first-pass answe…