Gilbert and Sullivan, meet the Council of Economic Advisors: They formulate hypotheses behind a veil of ignorance and stand on moral principle when it makes economic sense. In matters Marxian and Keynesian and Socialist, they’re the very model of a market-free economist.

James A. Montanye is a retired consulting economist in Falls Church, Virginia.
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