Saturday, December 13, 2008

Comment of the week

In response to my short post about Naomi Klein, an anonymous commenter made this observation:
The Shock Doctrine is the most thoroughly discredited public policy book of the last 10 years. It’s been destroyed by right-wing statists, left-wing statists (e.g., [T]he New Republic), and even non-statists (e.g., Cato). It is truly astounding that anyone still takes this woman seriously. She’s Mao in mak[e]up — just the kind of smiley-faced statist that George Carlin warned us about. Much more dangerous than the socialists in the tanks.

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