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Hypocrites Half-Wits: A Daily Dose of Sanity from Cafe Hayek

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Each day, Donald Boudreaux, professor of economics at George Mason University, writes a letter to the editor of a major American publication. Often, he writes in response to an absurdity offered up by a columnist or politician, or an eye-catching factoid misleadingly taken out of context. This collection, comprised of one hundred of Boudreaux’s best letters, provides intel ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published July 1st 2012 by Free to Choose Press
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Sep 16, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Letters collection from a libertarian economist complaining about everyone else's misunderstanding of the world. As a collection of examples where Hayek's central insights into the world can be practically applied, fascinating. Routinely misses the central insights of The Left just as much as they miss Hayek's. ...more
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Sep 11, 2012 rated it really liked it
This is a book of letters to the editor from Professor Boudreaux challenging the status quo thinking of the economically illiterate. With the silly emotionalism in economics today one can only hope that people are reading this rational challenge to the foolishness that abounds. If you are an experienced libertarian there won't be much new here, if not, get it now, cheap on kindle. ...more
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