Semi-Daily Journal Archive

The Blogspot archive of the weblog of J. Bradford DeLong, Professor of Economics and Chair of the PEIS major at U.C. Berkeley, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury.

Friday, November 17, 2006

A Nomination for This Year's Stupidest Men Alive Contest

A correspondent nominates William Sjostrum, who trashes the excellent and thoughtful Ian Buruma's Murder in Amsterdam without having read it:

AtlanticBlog: November 2006 Archives: Theodore Dalrymple reviews Ian Buruma's Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance. I have not yet read Buruma's book, so I cannot comment on its accuracy, but I find it interesting that Dalrymple tempers his praise for the book by criticizing its political correctness...


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