2nd December 2012
[David] Friedman also seems to think that if a bunch of people from place A move to place B, it’s most likely that they’ll act like citizens from place B. For example, if a bunch of Nigerians move to Norway, Friedman seems to think that the Nigerians will act like Norwegians. What is it about immigration that makes otherwise (in this case) brilliant people say retarded shit?
That has always been one of my reservations about David Friedman’s writing — for someone who teaches both law and economics, he has a distressing tendency to forget both when he gets on one of his hobby horses.