Monthly Archives: August 2005


Backgrounders: Category 5 hurricane. Heading for a below sea level metropolis. This is not good. The picture is from Political Animal.

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Explanation and Justification

Backgrounders: ( link)Easterly ( link)Olson ( link) Prof. Brad DeLong has a long post/dialogue with his “ex-teacher Jeff Weintraub,”* on the difference between explanation and justification. Are those who attempt to explain or rationalize the insurgency justifying it? DeLong argues … Continue reading

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