Proving the wrong point

If HRC has been such a fine constituent-service Senator, why not keep her at the job she’s so good at?

The Clinton campaign produces a compelling video, using the words of a resident near Ground Zero to make the case that HRC has been an excellent constituent-service Senator.

Seems to me like a fine reason to keep her in the Senate. But that’s probably just my incorrigible misogyny speaking.

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: