Wednesday, May 19, 2010

More on the role (danger) of intellectuals

Tim Cavanaugh concludes his analysis on economists as intellectuals in

Is Paul Krugman, the Doctor, America's Most Politicized Economist?

"Krugman's willingness to change his tune on deficit spending when it's the Democrats doing the spending is unseemly. But his honest belief -- an astonishingly cavalier approach to deficit spending -- is worse than his partisan positioning."

Today, more than every, liberty and advocates for a free society cry for a public intellectual of the caliber of Milton Friedman.

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