Re: “New political buzzwords only serve to obscure the same old problems” (TNT, 1-1).
I suppose we’re all expected to feel grateful that Bloomberg View columnist Amity Shlaes has put down her dog-eared copy of “Atlas Shrugged” and reached for her dictionary to tell us what’s up. Nice try, Amity.
And, since she accuses us all of being naive enough to believe the distorted, standard political story, it seems fair to wonder if she doesn’t have her own shortcomings here.
For example, she lets us know that payroll taxes aren’t really taxes at all, but pension payments into an insurance …