Why smart presidents do stupid things

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October 4, 2011
Reason
by Shikha Dalmia  
Posted in Commentary

"So why do intelligent people consistently make such a hash of things? Because they are smart enough to talk themselves into anything. Ordinary mortals don’t engage in fancy mental gymnastics to reach conclusions that defy common sense. But intellectuals are particularly prone to this." (10/04/11)

http://reason.com/archives/2011/10/04/why-smart-presidents-do-stupid  

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