Favorites March 16th 2022
The public reacts so fast that you don't have time to think through the implications of actions. And then when we do take actions, we're not doing it covertly, shortening the news cycle further.
Plus, it's easier to get a tree canopy going when the street isn't so wide.
Congrats to Iran on being downgraded to like... 3rd most disliked country from 2nd. They're still not the nicest group, but currently we have bigger problems.
That's uhhh... not usually what you expect for 'election interference'.
I'm excited about the end of changing clocks in the US. But for the sake of debate, here's an argument against it, I just think Barro is wrong on this one.
Casualties are not yet known. The war goes on.
• Short thread explaining explaining how people misuse the term "revealed preference"
• If you want to know what an actual Fascist speech looks like (I can’t say I recommend it), someone went through and added subtitles to Putin's address today.