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January 11, 2008

All hail President Mankiw!

Just because it's classy and classic at the same time, and because Russ Roberts believes it should be shared widely, here's Milton Friedman vs Naomi Klein:

When Senator John Kerry recently endorsed Senator Barack Obama's presidential bid, our very first thought was that he was delivering his patented "Kiss of Death." Turns out that we weren't alone - here's a sampling of the reaction from various quarters of the web:

That's what we call a wide spectrum of public agreement... Our advice: You politicians should stay away from other politicians. Nothing good can come from your continuing to associate with these people. Stop now before somebody gets hurt.

Did you ever wonder how Shakespeare would insult you? And you know he would.... (HT: Let's Play Math)

It's old news at this point, but we couldn't resist the headline: Playboy Centerfold Busted

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