Kerry on Bush

The gloves come off.

His is the excuse presidency — never wrong, never responsible, never to blame … no, it’s not our fault; no, there’s nothing wrong; no, we can’t do better; no, we haven’t made a single mistake …

George Bush is proud of the fact that not even failure can cause him to change his mind.

John Kerry

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

3 thoughts on “Kerry on Bush”

  1. Brilliant.  I still can't understand

    Brilliant.  I still can't understand why half the country believes him to be Rambo.  I think people who are afraid of the complexity of the future seek the cimplicty of the past – as does Osama Bin Laden and his…

  2. Brilliant.  I still can’t understand

    Brilliant.  I still can’t understand why half the country believes him to be Rambo.  I think people who are afraid of the complexity of the future seek the cimplicty of the past – as does Osama Bin Laden and his…

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