Apparently, Ferguson has been making these “off the cuff” remarks about Keynes for more than a decade.
However, Jonah Goldberg notes that once an argument has been made by a conservative it can therefore never be criticized when it’s later made by another conservative. [Via Edroso.] So apparently we’re not allowed to consider defenses of Jim Crow beyond the pale either.
Finally, I present a point made by Kieran Healy in matching quiz form:
Number of kids:
A. Karl Marx
B. Adam Smith
If I understand correctly, nobody had less concern for the future than Immanuel Kant.