In case you haven’t noticed there’s a war on . . . terror, drugs, poverty, you name it. David Davenport, a Hoover Institution research fellow specializing in constitutional federalism and American politics and law, and co-author of the newly released How Public Policy Became War, discusses how the over-use of the word war has contributed to America’s policy and cultural divides.

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  1. OccupantCDN Coolidge

    The first casualty of any war is truth. Once a war has been declared on any social problem, the statistics meant to track the progress of government policies become suspect. Look at the mess that economic statistics are in – there is not a single economic statistic published by the federal government (or agency) that is on its face accurate.

     

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    • May 24, 2019, at 10:13 AM PDT
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