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The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken

Thursday, September 18, 2014

American Ignorance

Yglesias seems to think asymmetrical federalism would be a terrible thing for the UK.

In fact, many countries practice asymmetrical federalism for exactly the same reason that the UK might offer that for Scotland: giving large but separate ethnic groups more autonomy for local matters.

But, yeah, it won't be American federalism.  So what?

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