May
08
2013

Between Two Economists Lies the American Center

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The "center" doesn't usually indicate where most of the public is, but rather where elites have determined an appropriate middle between opposing arguments.

Sep
22
2010

Larry Summers, the 'Anti-Business' Hedge Fund Director

The New York Times' Sheryl Gay Stolberg (9/22/10), writing about "brusque and brilliant economist" Lawrence Summers stepping down as President Obama's chief economic adviser, cited House minority leader John Boehner's charge that "Mr. Obama's team lacked 'real-world, hands on experience,' a direct shot at Mr. Summers' career as an academic." She followed this by writing, "News of Mr. Summers' departure set off speculation that Mr. Obama would replace him with a corporate executive to counter the impression that he is anti-business." The Washington Post's Lori Montgomery (9/22/10) reported similarly, "Sources said the White House is considering whether to choose a […]