(We also would have accepted, “Murphy Double Play.”)
Sometimes life can get you down. Your kids are misbehaving, your car breaks down, you throw your back out, you root for the Buffalo Bills….
But then, every once in a while, a Monday rolls along featuring new Murphy articles in two different venues. And somehow, you find the strength to keep on going.
Today at Mises.org, I pick apart Alan Blinder’s high- and low-brow defenses of the Obama stimulus.
Over at EconLog, I have the article of the month–which is sort of like being the Employee of the Month, except I didn’t have to be courteous to anyone. An excerpt:
Despite its importance, the stock market remains a bit of a mystery, even to many otherwise staunch champions of the free market. People who have no problem defending the actions of advertising executives or payday lenders, often fall short of defending the stock speculator or “corporate raider.” Yet these popular villains actually perform vital services, and government policies against “hostile takeovers” actually make us poorer.