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Democracy & Technology Blog Kinsley sees supply-side light!

It took brain surgery for columnist Michael Kinsley to finally grasp the contrarian economic truth of the Laffer Curve. Upon arising from the procedure where dime sized holes were drilled, and wires inserted, in his head, Kinsley’s first words were:

“Well, of course, when you cut taxes, government revenues go up. Why couldn’t I see that before?”

Mr. Kinsley has our best wishes for recovery, but already he appears keener than ever.
-Bret Swanson

Bret Swanson

Bret Swanson is a Senior Fellow at Seattle's Discovery Institute, where he researches technology and economics and contributes to the Disco-Tech blog. He is currently writing a book on the abundance of the world economy, focusing on the Chinese boom and developing a new concept linking economics and information theory. Swanson writes frequently for the editorial page of The Wall Street Journal on topics ranging from broadband communications to monetary policy.