“Hide the Decline” from Someone I Agree With
Bryan Caplan expressed approval of hiding information that might interfere with a libertarian narrative:
I've long scorned mainstream media for their relentless, misleading negativity. Now the NYT publishes a gloriously positive story - and I wish it hadn't.Hide the decline?
Now any fact I might cite while arguing with a nativist will not only be taken as propaganda (they were doing that anyway) but will also look like propaganda to formerly-neutral third parties.