EXPERTISE IS NOT IN THE THINK TANKS.
David Brooks is cruising to be dis-invited from the panels of
Wise Clueless Experts on the Sunday shows. Long overdue, suggests Chicago Boy Michael Kennedy. "People like me are very frustrated by the attempts to run all of American society from Washington DC. Lyndon Johnson ran the Vietnam War that way, picking targets and sending 'signals' from DC. That did not work out well." The extension to other one-size-fits-all policies, whether the nationwide 55 mph speed limit or the Uniform Time Act or almost any front in the Culture Wars is immediate.