"I'm Scared, So I Trust The Authorities" Is Always A Terrible Heuristic

Let's feel the appropriate amount of fear but not go overboard, because we know from recent experience where that leads

I hate the idea that I have to recite my I-am-against-right-wing-terrorism bona fides before saying what I want to say in this newsletter. Maybe I don’t actually have to given the incredibly smart and skeptical and open-minded (not to mention physically attractive) readership I have cultivated, but, just in case: I am obviously quite opposed to right-wi…

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