El Cabrero is wonking out at a policy conference today so this will be short and sweet. Short anyway.
I have come across a saying by the great French rationalist Voltaire (1694-1778) that I wish I could sky-write on every vista throughout the world. It is both timely and timeless. Here it is:
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
GOAT ROPE ADVISORY LEVEL: ELEVATED