I can’t resist: Schadenfreude, c’est moi. The Professor delivers the shiv:
Via Brad DeLong, I see that the Kochs are trying to take over Cato, which they view as insufficiently hackish.
They must have high standards in this regard; after all, Cato is, among other things, a place that had something called the Project on Social Security Privatization, which it renamed the Project on Social Security Choice when it turned out that “privatization” polled badly — and tried to purge its records, to make it look as if they had never used the word privatization.
There’s more, of course, but why bother?
Is Cato a client state that sometimes does good work, and only sometimes?
Do you still need to ask?