Wednesday, January 09, 2008

More Brown, More Balls

Gordo and Ed have been out scaring the kiddies again, riding on the coattails of an obviously Good Thing and pretending the state can do something useful about it - the usual pattern. What's striking, though, is Hal's novel use of naked utilitarianism to justify reading - it's an 'anti-povery, anti-deprivation, anti-crime, anti-vandalism' policy, you see. Really?