Sunday, January 16, 2005

Wanker of the Day

Stephen Hess, Brookings Institute, regarding Social Security:

Nobody denies that it's a serious question and future train wreck. The debate itself is worthy.

Bollocks. The problem here is that Brookings is a "liberal" think tank whose pronouncements quite often form the left flank of acceptable discourse in the country. It isn't "liberal" and it never was -- once upon a time it was slightly center-left, and now it's center-right.(via Marshall)