John Moody, I had a George H.W. Bush moment recently. I hope mine turns out better than the former president’s did for him. Remember the widely reported incident during President Bush’s 1992 re-election bid, when he visited the National Grocers Association convention in Orlando and appeared to be unfamiliar with the checkout scanner exhibited there?
Jeff Jacoby, ON “CARPE DIEM,” his lively economics blog, University of Michigan professor Mark J. Perry likes to use Venn diagrams to needle those who “do not have a strong need for intellectual consistency.” On topics ranging from drug prices to campus diversity to imports from China, he shows how common it is for people