Proof that supply and demand are not always in perfect equilibrium, at least in the realm of quality journalism:
What a contrast. Silicon Valley: where ideas come to launch. Washington, D.C., where ideas go to die. Silicon Valley: where there are no limits on your imagination and failure in the service of experimentation is a virtue. Washington: where the “imagination” to try something new is now a treatable mental illness covered by Obamacare and failure in the service of experimentation is a crime. Silicon Valley: smart as we can be. Washington: dumb as we wanna be.
Tom Friedman is the most embarrassing of a truly amateur-hour op-ed operation at the Times.
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