Dan Drezner is not a happy camper

Dan Drezner says that even if you like Bush’s strategic vision, the “mismanagment and incompetence” with which it’s being carried out make it, and him, a loser.

Repeat after me: “astounding incompetence leads to miserable failure.”

C’mon, folks. I need some help here. Remember, Google-bombing is a team sport.

Author: Mark Kleiman

Professor of Public Policy at the NYU Marron Institute for Urban Management and editor of the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis. Teaches about the methods of policy analysis about drug abuse control and crime control policy, working out the implications of two principles: that swift and certain sanctions don't have to be severe to be effective, and that well-designed threats usually don't have to be carried out. Books: Drugs and Drug Policy: What Everyone Needs to Know (with Jonathan Caulkins and Angela Hawken) When Brute Force Fails: How to Have Less Crime and Less Punishment (Princeton, 2009; named one of the "books of the year" by The Economist Against Excess: Drug Policy for Results (Basic, 1993) Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control (Greenwood, 1989) UCLA Homepage Curriculum Vitae Contact: Markarkleiman-at-gmail.com

2 thoughts on “Dan Drezner is not a happy camper”

  1. One For The Kleiman!

    Mark A. R. Kleiman Dan Drezner says that even if you like Bush's strategic vision, the "mismanagment and incompetence" with which it's being carried out make it, and him, a loser. Repeat after me: "astounding incompetence leads to miserable failure."…

  2. Astounding incompetence

    Even though he might be sore at me because of my Clark comments, I gotta help out Mark Kleiman. Astounding incompetence and miserable failure are blar-de-blardy-blar. You heard it here first. Also, I just want to say, santorum. Don't click…

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