Monday, June 22, 2009

Laziness incarnate

Glenn Reynolds, 10:03 AM

CHRISTINA HOFF SOMMERS: No Country for Burly Men: How feminist groups skewed the Obama stimulus plan towards women’s jobs. "A “man-cession.” That’s what some economists are starting to call it. Of the 5.7 million jobs Americans lost between December 2007 and May 2009, nearly 80 percent had been held by men. Mark Perry, an economist at the University of Michigan, characterizes the recession as a “downturn” for women but a “catastrophe” for men.
(snip for length - Ed) Our incoming president did what many sensible men do when confronted by a chorus of female complaint: He changed his plan." Sensible? Read the whole thing.

Glenn Reynolds, 10:38 AM

MICHAEL BARONE: Obama’s governance style. “First, Obama likes to execute long-range strategies but suffers from cognitive dissonance when new facts render them inappropriate. His 2008 campaign was a largely flawless execution of a smart strategy, but he was flummoxed momentarily when the Russians invaded Georgia and when John McCain picked Sarah Palin as his running mate. On domestic policy, he has been executing his long-range strategy of vastly expanding government, but may be encountering problems as voters show unease at huge increases on spending. His long-range strategy of propitiating America’s enemies has been undercut by North Korea’s missile launches and demonstrations in Iran against the mullah regime’s apparent election fraud.” Read the whole thing.

Glenn Reynolds, tempus immemoria

AUTHOR'S NAME IN CAPS, COLON: Linky go here. "This is where the lengthy quote goes. Most bloggers attempt to limit the use of long quotes because they betray a thundering lack of effort and originality, but Glenn realizes how much easier it is to click ctrl-c/ctrl-v than to come up with original content and besides, why let the fact that you have absolutely nothing interesting to say stop you from becoming a Famous Blogger?" Read the whole thing.

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