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Richard Rothschild: The age of Logicide

Recently, a friend said, "Commissioner Rothschild, your problem is the fact you are trying to use science, economics, and the Constitution to fight politics; and the people you're fighting don't care about any of those things." Unfortunately, his comment was probably accurate. In a recent article published in The Federalist, conservative columnist Stella Morabito argues America has entered an "Age of Mass Delusion" and "Logicide." Logicide — the death of logic, especially by officials who lack the convictions to stand and defend policy based on science, economics, the Constitution, and a discernible moral compass. Clearly, mass delusion...