Liveblogging World War II: March 28, 1942
Adam Posen: Why Is Their [i.e., the Americans'] Recovery Better than Ours [i.e., the British]?

Quote of the Day: March 28, 1942

"Once people commit to a belief, the smarter they are the better they are at rationalizing those beliefs. Thus: smart people believe weird things because they are skilled at defending beliefs they arrived at for nonsmart reasons."

--Michael Shermer, The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies---How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths