Tuesday, January 17, 2012
"Germ-Free" or "How Not to Become a Five Handicap" or "Who the Hell is Goethe"
Whether we're talking the politician with no business experience or the equally-sheltered PhD Fed Chairman, I'm thinking the perplexities in public policy we free-market types like to point out has much to do with the fact that today's policymakers (so many of them) were reared in an essentially germ-free environment... It's like that study of immune systems; the one where scientists placed a group of chickens in an optimally comfortable environment, perfect temperature, plenty of the best feed, no risk or challenges whatsoever. After a few generations the scientists placed the offspring of these chickens in a normal environment.They all quickly died