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Democracy & Technology Blog Coasting too soon

I think McCain and Palin will win. I was in the Nixon campaign in 1968 and watched him try to coast to victory. If the election had been held a day or two later Humphrey would have won. Obama is already coasting even sooner than Nixon did. His idea that deregulation caused the crash is delusional. Hedge funds are actually outperforming banks and more regulated entities. Fanny and Freddy were pure political tools, regulated to the hilt to promote and mandate come-and-get-it EZchump mortgages, and the Democrats loved them both to death.

George Gilder

Senior Fellow and Co-Founder of Discovery Institute
George Gilder  is Chairman of Gilder Publishing LLC, located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. A co-founder of Discovery Institute, Mr. Gilder is a Senior Fellow of the Center on Wealth, Poverty, and Morality, and also directs Discovery's Technology and Democracy Project. His latest book, Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy(2018), Gilder waves goodbye to today's Internet.  In a rocketing journey into the very near-future, he argues that Silicon Valley, long dominated by a few giants, faces a “great unbundling,” which will disperse computer power and commerce and transform the economy and the Internet.