What have we gained listening to politicians?

Sowell, Thomas
December 1995
Human Events;12/29/95, Vol. 51 Issue 50, p14
Discusses the notion that blunders in decision-making could always be explained away by politicians. Politics as the grand arena for creating images, emotions and plausible notions; Art of manipulating statistics; Attribution of mistakes to other factors; Testing of ideas with real-world consequences; Findings suggesting that no politicians pay the price of being wrong.


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