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At Jupiter, in Berkeley. Jason Furnan says that Greg Mankiw is:

  1. More intellectually honest than anybody of either party who has been as close to a major campaign and thus as likely to attain high federal office.

  2. Closer to a major campaign than anyone of either party who has been more intellectually honest.

Thus, he says, you can quarrel with his political commitments, but you cannot claim that he has been inefficient.

It is a point, a very good point...