Shorter Tom Friedman: “Tax the things we don’t want, don’t tax the things we do want, and don’t be so freakin’ stupid.”

Amen to that, though his fantasy solution of George Bush being the one to “get all the adults together in a room and work out a compromise” is a bit odd. Those waiting for that to happen might find this illuminating.

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I suggest that Tom atone by joining this very excellent organization.

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