All Politics Linkorama
All political links today, I’m afraid:
More on why our evil drug companies aren’t so evil.
I have to agree with Saletan. The Democrats won big over the last two years, getting huge pieces of legislation passed. Elections are temporary; big government programs are forever. By the same token, I think the GOP really lost in 2000. They won an election but completely screwed the pooch on policy. Unfortunately, much of the current GOP leadership can’t tell the difference.
Michael Bloomberg: soup nazi.
I really don’t know what to make of payday lending. The arguments against are obvious. But Reason point out that banning them may simply be making things worse.
This sort of thing, in which a reporter waxes rhapsodic about how romantic the Communists are, drives me nuts.
Torture update: the Brits say Bush is full of it; but Obama says he won’t go after agents who concealed it
If the Democrats sided with a foreign government against the President, I imagine we’d be seeing a different reaction.