Monday DeLong Smackdown Watch: Cosma Shalizi Has Serious Doubts About My Claim That We at Berkeley "Broadly, Manage to Accomplish This"
Afternoon Must-Read: Ryan Avent: Monetary Policy: Dead Economies Blow No Bubbles

Morning Must-Read; Ralph Nader: October 20, 2000

Ralph Nader: October 20, 2000: "The only difference between Al Gore and George W. Bush... the velocity with which their knees hit the floor when corporations knock.... George W. Bush we can dismiss with a summary comment: nothing more than a corporation disguised as a human being. There's no end to [Gore's] betrayal.... All I can see is this Pinocchio nose coming.... He exudes a lack of credibility.... If it were a choice between a provocateur and an 'anesthetizer', I'd rather have a provocateur. It would mobilize us...