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Pournelle on Promises

31st October 2008

Read it.

Specifically, broken ones. Specifically, broken ones made by Barack Obama.

Obama promised — well a campaign promise — that he would accept public financing. I hate the whole notion of Federal financing of campaigns — the Framer must be spinning like tops — but it does seem to me that once one accepts it, one should not be allowed to change one’s mind. Ah. Well.

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