The myth of the Overton Window
Deliberately advancing bad ideas is in fact bad.
|Matthew Yglesias||Feb 15||207||379|
Coming up with new ideas that make sense and developing persuasive arguments in favor of those ideas is hard. Many people aren’t up to the challenge. So there’s naturally a robust market for meta-theories as to why it’s okay to not do that and just spew nonsense instead. Consequently, an idea developed by Joseph Overton to help fundraise for a libertari…