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An amusing proposal

19 Jan 2012 by Jim Fickett.

Juan Cole, at Informed Comment, suggests that leaders take action only if voters actually know something about the topic.

I suggest a new regulation on war. If a majority of your country cannot find the enemy country on the map, they aren’t interested enough to justify making war against it.

This particular suggestion would have prevented the disastrous Iraq war. However in finance a similar rule would, of course, prevent the government from ever doing anything at all.

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