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Disturbing, Amusing, And An Inquiry

Friday, September 25, 2009
So to start off with, I have two links - one funny, one said (bad spellling!) sad.

In the first, Senator Debbie Stabenow puts the smackdown on Senator Jon Kyl. Don't mess with Senator Mom, I always say.

In the second, Tom Carper demonstrates such incredible "logic" that I can only believe he is a) pathological, b) a moron, or c) hopeless shilling for his insurance and drug company paymasters. Generally I've learned that when a politician says something patently absurd he's pretty likely to be covering for the interests of his clients - and by that I don't mean his constituents.

Finally, what would you guys do if you realized that the firm where you did policy research was making public policy arguments with which you greatly disagreed?
Posted by Arbitrista @ 3:20 PM
  • Thanks for the links.

    As to the last, it's a hard question, especially when the economy limits our options for principled refusals. A studied and careful white paper might salve your conscience; quitting and raising hell is the most attractive but least viable (given the givens). Are you yourself working on that area, or is it??? I guess it depends on you, your situation and your commitment to the issue?

    By Blogger Belle, at 8:57 AM  
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