Friday links change their mind

By Felix Salmon
August 7, 2009
Bjørn Lomborg’s change of mind

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My new object of desire

Ryan Chittum with a great deconstruction of the WSJ’s Congressional-jet expenses non-scandal

Abnormal Returns with a fantastic round-up of Falkenstein’s views on how the equity risk premium is negative

Bjørn Lomborg’s change of mind

Self-Help mortgages show need for CFPA


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Lomborg did not change his mind. You know that, I hope. He argues for more incisive thought about global warming and the correct policy responses; he’s not in denial over its reality.

Posted by jonathan | Report as abusive

sounds great

Ben Stine got dumped by the NYT. I’m surprised you haven’t blogged about it yet.

Posted by MarshalN | Report as abusive

How did I miss that post? Odd. Sorry :)

Posted by MarshalN | Report as abusive

My sense was that the original WSJ story on government aircraft was generally accurate, but given a misleading title (reported well but with questionable editing). And given this morning’s follow-up, you have to have the belief that it was a story that needed to be told. Methinks Chittum prefers critizing media he disagrees with over government spending money it doesn’t have.

Posted by Curmudgeon | Report as abusive