From a Young Man About to be Sequestered – James Fallows – The Atlantic

Posted: March 2, 2013 in Commentary, Doctrine of False Equivalence, Politics
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James Fallows is one of my favorite commentators on things political (he also has a great interest in aviation as well as in software). He has been called a “radical centrist” and I think that is a pretty good description of him. He regularly writes for The Atlantic Monthly (an excellent magazine) where he has been a national correspondent for many years. Before that he was editor and chief of U.S. News & World Report and earlier, he was Carter’s chief speech writer (the youngest person to hold that position at the time). He has a rather remarkable bio, which you can checkout on Wikipedia here if you are interested in learning more about him. Fallows has a blog. The story linked to below is from his blog and is very brief and written primarily by a federal worker who is likely to be furloughed because of the sequester. It has some good insights and is worth reading, as is Fallows blog.

From a Young Man About to be Sequestered – James Fallows – The Atlantic.


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