This has to be the most amusing, backhanded compliment I’ve received in months. I managed to take a joke about lesbinomics far too seriously (I blame Henry Hazlitt’s excellent book, Economics in One Lesson, because it’s de riguer to blame others rather than take responsibility for one’s own actions these days), and the following was what I was told when I asked whether I was taking the whole thing too seriously:
If I were running an internal investigation of a federal beauracracy, I wouldn’t put you in charge of it. We’d be going “the investigation has concluded there has been no breach of ethics….” and you’d be the guy going “but there is undeniable evidence of accounting irregularities….” “THE INVESTIGATION HAS CONCLUDED THERE HAS BEEN NO WRONGDOING” “…but…”
Yeah, I’ll take that as a compliment.