Is the new corporate-charter bill unveiled by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) last week a plot to "To Destroy Capitalism By Pretending To 'Save' It," as the Scott Shackford headline put it? Or is it another "clear" example (in the words of Vox's Matthew Yglesias) that "the people working on this subject so far don't actually know anything about it"?
We put that question to the test on today's editor-roundtable version of the Reason Podcast, first by running the details through Peter "Computerman" Suderman, then adding some hot sauce from Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and me. Other issues coming under discussion: the Catholic abuse/coverup scandal, the "good and bad news" about John Brennan getting his security clearance revoked, the journalism profession's haughty self-regard, and Gary Johnson's shockingly competitive poll numbers in New Mexico.
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Relevant links from the show:
"Elizabeth Warren Plans To Destroy Capitalism By Pretending To 'Save' It," by Scott Shackford
"Elizabeth Warren's 'Rules' for Markets Won't 'Make Capitalism Great Again' But May Help Her 2020 Chances," by Elizabeth Nolan Brown
"Contract Killing," by Matt Welch
"Revoking Ex-CIA Chief John Brennan's Security Clearance Is Both Good and Bad News," by Scott Shackford
"Newspapers Team Up to Tell Trump They Aren't Colluding Against Him," by Elizabeth Nolan Brown
"The Deep-State Liars of the #Resistance," by Matt Welch
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