Rewarding bad behavior

Republicans have kept millions unemployed to put one man out of work. Do they deserve a prize?

That’s what we’ll be doing, according to Ezra Klein, if we elect Romney: rewarding Republicans for their strategy of keeping millions unemployed to put one man out of work.

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:

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  1. ‘Nice country ya got here. Wouldn’t want anything bad to happen to it, would ya?’

    But will the GOP come around in a second Obama term? How crazy are they?

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