Well, one of the Presidential candidates needs to go back to kindergarten. But I don’t think it’s Barack Obama.
It’s true: one of the Presidential candidates needs to go back to kindergarten. But I don’t think it’s Barack Obama.
And calling your opponent a liar and then saying “just joking“? Get a grip, people! If you’re already stuck with a reputation for being … economical with the truth, this is the sort of thing you need to avoid.
You know, if I didn’t know that HRC was the seasoned professional and Barack Obama the rookie, I might not be able to guess from their campaigns. One of the things you expect from seasoned professionals is that they not fall apart when the pressure starts to mount.
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.
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)
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