It's a sort of interesting quandary for libertarians, and indeed most proponents of regulation, who want the government to enhance transparency. In this case, the government is specifically fighting to keep the market from getting information about whose balance sheets are shakiest. And I'm not sure they're wrong.Since Megan has a difficult time understanding human actions, I'll point it out for her. Her ideas have been proven problematic, and idle musings on that "interesting quandary" make her look even less serious than usual. Fortunately her boss doesn't seem to notice whether or not she's alive, let alone know what she writes.
Speaking of pop, McArdle writes an extremely gracious congratulations to Paul Krugman, the "populizer" of "popular work" "such as Pop Internationalism." Except she can't actually bring herself to congratulate him.
But though the timing may have been political, the prize is well deserved,What does a temple priestess do after her gods are no longer worshipped? The invisible hand of the agora isn't always kind.
indeed overdue, as plenty of other commenters have noted. I would offer my
congratulations if I thought that the good professor cared to get them.