Samuelson: Blame the People
By Bryan Caplan
Robert Samuelson launches a pointed attack against the good sense of the American people:
The Catch-22 of American democracy is this: A government that mirrors public opinion offends public opinion by failing to do what it promises. People then conclude that the system has “failed.”
Is it too much to hope that next April he’ll be reviewing The Myth of the Rational Voter?
Hat tip to Robin Hanson.