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February 24, 2013 02:53 PM

A modest proposal

by Roger Kimball, from Roger's Rules

At a jolly party in New York Friday,  I met and chatted with an intelligent chap from one of those big, scary financial firms that the media likes to demonize.  After a few sighting pleasantries to gauge each other’s level of political maturity, we got down to business and poured over the disaster that is [...]

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