Payback

James Taranto quotes Juicebox Mafioso member Ezra Klein in his BOTW column today and I think this quote is fundamental to understanding support for President Obama. The inestimable Mr. Taranto writes of the entirely estimable Mr. Klein: “Klein sets out to explain why these disappointed expectations are unrealistic. He begins by stating his premise: ‘Obama’s…

Voting Your Way Out of Poverty

If people vote to elect politicians who promise to lift them out of poverty with programs that are paid for by other taxpayers money and have been doing so for decades, why are they still poor and why do they still vote for these people? Voting for a politician promising prosperity to this group or…