Monday, August 22, 2011

Been kind of an exciting political week. I like Perry's opening statement and boy has he raised some controversy. I enjoyed the debate over at Volokh. Jon Huntsman looks like he needs to learn to have empathy for forces in the American electorate. I thought he might be a good candidate. Greg Mankiw has a good recorded discussion of officials with or formerly with the fed. And of course it's bye-bye Qaddafi and will Parkland still have Medicare money.


Sarebear said...

This doesn't have anything to do with much, except that I once talked with Jon Huntsman when he was governor of my state, on the phone over the radio, about issues related to mental health care, funding, etc. I was SOOOO nervous. But I figured when else would I get a chance to speak with someone who might be able to affect things? Never knew he'd run for President, then!

a psychiatrist who learned from veterans said...

I was just looking at my blog this morning, thinking I ought to learn more about finding comments and saw yours from back in August. Somebody said Huntsmann was running for Secretary of State. It’s a position that can make a difference. I was reading about the biography of George Kennan reviewed in the New Yorker. It occurs to me that we could have saved a whole lot of trouble if Kennedy had appointed him Secretary of State instead of Dean Rusk. Following on a post at Althouse this weekend, I think it’s going to be Gingrich in the R. primary.