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Sunday, February 19, 2012

What's To Be Done?

Duncan Black:

What's To Be Done About The Lower Classes, by Duncan Black: I was thinking about BoBo's latest Charles Murray inspired claim that that what the lesser humans among us need is some "bourgeois paternalism." Apparently they're behaving badly, in ways which hurt BoBo's aesthetic sensibilities, and Upper Class Daddy is going to have to bring out the rod. Because what poor people - and their kids - need is leadership and discipline from the proper sort of people. Like BoBo.

Mostly these people need decent schools, affordable simple health care, and, yes, a bit more money without working 3 jobs. A stern lecture from Daddy BoBo probably won't do much for them.

    Posted by on Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 04:31 PM in Economics, Social Insurance | Permalink  Comments (30)


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