The Right Coast

Editor: Thomas A. Smith
University of San Diego
School of Law

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Sunday, June 30, 2013

A strange claim
Tom Smith

A claim by Tyler Cowan that Andrew Sullivan is the most influential public intellectual in the past 25 years. Really? It could be true, I suppose. You would have to have your finger on the pulse of influence in the great influence-o-rama of our modern world. Sigh. Who wants to do that? The comments include other suggestions -- Paul Krugman gets a lot of mentions. Really? Do we at least get to see how Japan works out before we declare that spending huge amounts of money we don't have is such a great idea.

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