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Another reason why economists should be neutered: The case of Bruce Bartlett

February 24, 2010 Leave a comment

Bruce Bartlett, oddly self-argumentative

According to Forbes magazine, Bruce Bartlett is a former Treasury Department economist and the author of several books. His association with the Treasury Department alone, in our opinion, recommends him for a pink slip from the gene pool – we already have enough people waiting in line to destroy the lives of billions, we needn’t add to this extensive list. But, Bruce is a special case: As an economist he is capable of arguing with himself in public in a fashion we find odd. If there is a genetic basis for this capacity among economists, we think it should be purged from the human family tree.

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