Be It Resolved: Economists Are Evil

Quote of the day comes from a seminar on repugnance (don’t ask) earlier this month at the American Enterprise Institute. The speaker is Paul Bloom of Yale University.

“The problem is not that economists are unreasonable people, it’s that they’re evil people."

Oh, that explains everything. Wish Bloom had spoken up sooner. You can watch the whole seminar here.

[via NY Times]


  1. The guy also believes “that money is a relatively new invention in human existence and therefore ‘unnatural.'” The best response to morons like him is to ignore them.

  2. Ha, ha, ha. True to a certain extent since they know how to argue their case for their self interest while minimizing and neglecting that of their opponents.