Sure. If nothing is real anymore, why not Watchmanize the election.
I’m not saying that CapX is gloating over what’s going on with the Labour Party, but they’ve argued that Corbyn is a friend of tyrants and sometimes you must burn it and it needs to be broken up and lastly, argue that Tories regained their footing by being the party of somewhere instead of the party of nowhere, reminding me of the piece I wrote about my friend Merrick. And relatedly, Theresa May goes populist, and what are the fat cats going to do support Corbyn?.
Austria wants to tax your Googles! As Vikram said on Twitter, though, whatever you think of this plan an exchange has taken place.
Brandon Nyhan argues that science isn’t as partisan as we think it is, but worries that we may be getting to where it is. As recently as 2011 Republicans were on average more scientifically literate than Democrats, though it might be time to check up on that again.
Young folks want to revolt but not necessarily to vote.
It’s sad when Philippine strongman Duterte (he who forced a smoking tourist to eat his cigarette) has more restraint on smoking issues than tobacco control forces do here.
Shadi Hamid is worried that the populists will win even if they lose.
— David Bier (@David_J_Bier) May 3, 2017