Recently on Tom’s Curiosity Shop, I’ve reflected on the quality of political commentary, arguing that much analysis is misleading. Though media evaluation of policy agendas and the conduct of politicians tends to be better, analysis of policy effects and the role of parties is very poor, even in the ‘quality’ press. When assessing policy records, commentators tend to mistake noise for the effects of policy interventions, research
This was great 👍
I was amused at the end when he said the people on Twitter who identify as democratic moderates are the most closed-minded & aggressive. I sense that this ‘Remainy’ professional managerial class is quite upset since it stopped getting all its own way.