A mensch, at least as I was taught the term, is someone who takes responsibility for his actions, including his mistakes. Alas, menschlichkeit is a rare virtue in modern America, certainly in the political sphere, where nobody ever admits being wrong about anything.Like I said, publishing the Bartlett nonsense is as bad as publishing Krugman himself.
So all hail Bruce Bartlett, who writes movingly about how he came to realize that movement conservatism and its economic doctrine weren’t what he imagined them to be, and in particular how he came to realize that Keynesian analysis had a point.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Krugman Hails the "Mensch" at The American Conservative
I warned you. The Bruce Bartlett madness published by AmCon is now being promoted at NYT by Paul Krugman:
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