Harsh Truth at GMU
Tyler “Hitler” Cowen, border hawk:
Plunking 500 million or a billion poor individuals in the United States most likely would destroy the goose laying the golden eggs. [My emphasis]This sentence twists deeper into delirium with every reading. It has to be a candidate for the most insane splinter of sanity in history. (It makes me wonder whether an object the size of Jupiter, consisting of pure neutronium, colliding with Manhattan Island at 90% light speed, would most likely depress property values.)
ADDED: Caplan vs Tyler “Slave-Master” Cowen.
ADDED: Occam’s Razor remains impressively sure-footed amongst Caplan’s slipperiness.