Sunday, August 10, 2008

Drive, but don't make me pay for it

Matthew Yglesias has a nice takedown of a Washington Post column by a beleaguered but unrepentant automotive apologist.

And, look, fine. If Terry Box wants to drive a gas-guzzling car, he should be free to do so. But what he shouldn’t be free to do is to expect large explicit and implicit subsidies.
Ryan Avent makes a similar point.

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