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“In my day….” A brief self serving rant about the quality of thinking in America

It is increasingly difficult to read about American politics in the newspapers without having to endure stories of what used to be widely understood to be unacceptable stupidity and/or temerity. Why is it so easy for politicians, political partisans, interest group leaders, activists, journalists, and commentators to make so many absurd mistakes and transparently flawed judgments on a routine basis without losing their jobs, credibility, or audience?

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