Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Epistemic Closure Watch - The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan

Andrew Sullivan calls it "Epistemic Closure," but I call it old-fashioned second order incompetence. First, right-wingers are not good at the things they're supposed to be good at (oil drilling, fighting wars, running banks). Second, their lack of self-awareness tends to make them disastrously overconfident.