Monday, November 28, 2011

Quote of the Day: Politics and the Economy

"The easiest way to stand out in such a vast crowd of microbroadcasters is to be the loudest, the angriest, the most outrageous. If you want that precious traffic, you stake out a position somewhere in oh-my-God territory and proclaim it with a vengeance. Global warming is a hoax! Vaccines make you sick! Obama is a Muslim! In vanquishing the conventional wisdom, sometimes it seems we have vanquished wisdom itself."

--Bill Keller of the NYTimes on the politics of economics (and why we're in the economic crapper and can't get out)

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