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  •   Other "very serious people" like Sullivan... (1+ / 0-)
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    bythesea

    have other "serious" suggestions like following the S-B Commission, no matter how many times Krugman demolishes its main premises, or even Old Geezer Simpson says on TV that Obama could not have followed up on its recos because of the political climate!

    The problem is that the 4th estate in US has reached its lowest common denominator the fastest!

    The only reason people want to be masters of the future is to change the past - Milan Kundera

    by Suvro on Tue Oct 02, 2012 at 10:23:16 PM PDT

    •  Yeah, I find Sullivan interesting in some ways, (1+ / 0-)
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      but he is utterly hopeless on this issue as well as his retroactive blindness regarding Reagan/Thatcher (no matter how inconsistent with his current views on most things).

      •  He's got an interesting filter... (1+ / 0-)
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        which also permeates down to the team for his blog. They are good at aggregating information.

        However, while he battles the cognitive dissonances in his brain, he has blinders when it comes to specific topics!

        The only reason people want to be masters of the future is to change the past - Milan Kundera

        by Suvro on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 10:02:23 AM PDT

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