Knowing IS The Problem

Knowing IS The Problem

Editor’s Note: This is a follow-up to Death By Procedure, which explored the adverse impact of our tortious culture on the pandemic response, and Incentives Matter, wherein we see that the pandemic was subordinate to political gamesmanship. New York Governor...
Knowing IS The Problem

Incentives Matter

Editor’s Note: This is a follow-up to Death By Procedure, which explored the adverse impact of our tortious culture on the pandemic response. Incentives matter. Since everything in America now seems to be all about politics, it should follow that what is done by...
Policy and Experts

Policy and Experts

Back when he was writing a column for the Wall Street Journal’s editorial page (Best of the Web Today) instead of editing it, James Taranto had a daily feature called “What Would We Do Without Experts?” It, clearly, mocked absurd expert opinions, and...
Knowing IS The Problem

Death By Procedure

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made a now-notorious decision to concentrate COVID patients in nursing homes. This produced America’s worst losses of the pandemic. I worked as a paramedic in New York City throughout, and have had conversations with a number of...