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The writer, [Diana Furchtgott-Roth] a senior fellow and director of the Center for Employment Policy at the Hudson Institute, was chief economist at the US Department of Labor 2003-5

Hmm. Who are the Hudson Institute?

The Hudson Institute, is a hard-right activist think tank that advocates the abolition of government-backed Social Security and an end to corporate income taxes. It also campaigns heavily on environmental issues (pro-GM, anti-organic).

It's these "people":

As if the decision to treat terror as a criminal matter did not place a large enough impediment in the path of the security forces, we have the infatuation of the British establishment with multiculturalism, and the pride with which its members and the left-wing press point out that 300 languages (soberer sources put the number at half that) are spoken in London.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Aug 12th, 2005 at 02:50:22 AM EST
In short, she's not an economist, she's a political activist.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Aug 12th, 2005 at 02:51:53 AM EST
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In my view, the two are more often than not the same.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Fri Aug 12th, 2005 at 04:26:58 AM EST
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