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Thanks for the insight. I was not aware that silly season had started already!

Though to be honest it is rather scary that such policies are presented as a 'solution' to a general public by the politicans. It seems that its not just the political elite that is detached from reality but a large chunck of the electorate. That has very serious implications for actions in the future.

It looks like the USA is going to be stuck with a 19th century Hobbseian view of the world for a while longer.

by EvilEuropean (evileuropean@googlemail.com) on Thu May 22nd, 2008 at 01:07:10 PM EST
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I thought a Hobbesian view was 17th century.

When the capital development of a country becomes a by-product of the activities of a casino, the job is likely to be ill-done. — John M. Keynes
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu May 22nd, 2008 at 01:11:13 PM EST
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Stuck with a 17th century view whilst beliving its the 19th century?!

Stuck in the past! Thats what I meant!

by EvilEuropean (evileuropean@googlemail.com) on Thu May 22nd, 2008 at 01:16:42 PM EST
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