Jonah Goldberg, my generation's William F. Buckley, raises an interesting point. How important is it for presidential candidates to "reject and denounce" past associations with controversial figures?
Personally, I think that Trent Lott was probably treated unfairly . . . . But why is Obama being given a pass?
Tax salience and the new Trump tariffs - That is the topic of my latest Bloomberg column. Here is one excerpt: …tariffs distort consumer decisions more than sales taxes do. It may well be true ...
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