Alex Massie

Quote for the Day | 1 October 2008

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Comes from that wise bird, Tyler Cowen:

11. If someone is pushing conclusions and not identifying the potential weak points in his or her arguments, be suspicious.  Also beware of anyone pretending to offer you simple answers.

He's referring to the current finanical crisis, but of course this is broadly true of any public policy question.

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Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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