April is the cruelest mailbag
My time shooting guns, my time not watching prestige TV, and Ivy League interns
I was not a Brandon Johnson supporter, but I’m glad to see he’s a single-staircase guy and I will now claim to believe that Vallas would’ve won if he’d embraced staircase reform.
In other upbeat news: I like that Greg Gianforte is stumping for a refundable child tax credit, it seems like two sensible moderates made the mayoral runoff in Denver, here’s a cool paper about successful climate adaptation via irrigation, abortion politics is blueing Obama-Trump country, and millennials are better off than they think. Some people view China’s role in conducting Saudi-Iran diplomacy as bad news because it illustrates increasing Chinese diplomatic clout, but I think war is bad and peace is good, and this is actually a positive development and pretty clearly not something an American government would be able to pull off.
Zachary Anglin: Does your tendency to hire interns from Yale contradict your position that the more valuable institutes are those that enable more economic mobility?
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