Very worthwhile piece in the NYT, on the price we pay for electing to Congress intellectually puny men and women whose knowledge (such as it is) of economic realities is blinkered by ideological myopia and blatant immaturity. And also, the price we pay for cultivating a social ethos that values wealth, celebrity, and photogenic looks over actual achievement, education, and experience.
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