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May
11

Weapons-grade confirmation bias

When schoolchildren start paying union dues, that’s when I’ll start representing the interests of schoolchildren.
Albert Shanker, former president of the United Federation of Teachers

Quoted from this article on school reform in New York.  (Hat tip: Alex Tabarrok, who has a more nuanced post — you should read it.)

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1 Response to “Weapons-grade confirmation bias”


  1. 1 perlhaqr
    May 19, 2011 at 13:37

    *PEG!*

    Sorry, that was the needle on the gobsmacked meter…


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