The Corner

Occam’s Razor Out

Hanlon’s razor in! I like it. From a reader:

I don’t think you meant “Occam’s Razor”.

You wanted Hanlon’s Razor:

     Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.

    

And, I think the outrage is real. Not that he would say something like that, but that everyone knows no one in the media will call him on it. Even after the Democratic Senators and Congressmen demand a retraction (if they do), you know it won’t get covered in the MSM.

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Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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