Friday, May 27, 2011

How liberals view the economy

Stephen Carter, a professor of law at Yale University, explains (Hat tip: Rush):
As an academic with an interest in policy, I tend to see businesses as abstractions, fitting into a theory or a data set. Most policy makers do the same. We rarely encounter the simple human face of the less-than-giant businesses we constantly extol. And when they refuse to hire, we would often rather go on television and call them greedy than sit and talk to them about their challenges.
So there you have it: if the real world doesn't match liberal theory, find some group to blame and call them names, in this case "greedy". 

Hat tip: Rush

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