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Brain-lock Inside The Beltway

eddie again Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 1:05 PM
bob, maybe instead of stupid the electorate has been denied by the government running schools the tools necessary to successfully analyze and evaluate government actions? just saying that maybe the government is deliberating keeping citizens ignorant.

It's at times like this I'm ashamed to admit I live inside the Beltway.

Well, that's probably not specific enough since I'm usually ashamed to admit I live inside the Beltway.

Still, the second you try to explain the stupidity of this "fiscal cliff" fiasco to a normal person, it makes William F. Buckley's famous declaration that he'd rather be governed by the first few hundred people listed in the Boston phone book than by the faculty of Harvard seem all the more reasonable.

While there are some responsible politicians and policymakers in Washington, if you look at the whole place...