What they said...

a failure to understand. « the munchkin wrangler.

“Look at the scope of the problem!” they’ll say. “Who in their right mind would advocate legalizing drugs completely? It’ll only make things worse!”

Well, replace the word “drugs” with the word “guns”, and you can’t tell the difference between a gun banner and a drug warrior–it’s the same stubborn refusal to look beyond their deeply ingrained emotional bias.

Megan McArdle (March 04, 2008) - Madness is doing the same thing and expecting different results

Every place that has currency and price controls has the same problems, but populist politicians nonetheless attempt to repeal the law of supply and demand--then profess to be surprised when the inevitable results.

Written by Andrew Ittner in misc on Tue 04 March 2008. Tags: commentary