Conservatives who comes to us as philosophers

They always talk philosophy. So, worldly philosopher Scott Pruitt, who cannot figure out there is a problem in the physical system (doh: Earth to Scottie), talks about the economic system. He criticises this agency he heads, saying (of the EPA), “it was an agency that was weaponized against certain sectors of the economy.” What language! A philosopher. He seems to know about the economy. A regular economist right up there with the great Robert Heilbroner.(1)

“Weaponized” is probably the more important and technically complex term, but I am looking at the thing about “certain…

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Jack Silverman

Jack Silverman

I am the Jack that’s real. I had an original idea in international trade. This fits into: Ideas in Economics: ‘Social Economics’. Why? Read on!