James Lileks really should pick on somebody his own (intellectual) size . . .
"Are We Under-Saving for Retirement?"

And the beat goes on . . .

Philip K. Howard, one of whose books, The Death of Common Sense, is an all-time favorite of mine, has a new book, The Rule of Nobody. I haven't read it yet, but here's an excerpt

It sounds like Mr. Howard is revisiting his long-standing theme. This is not a knock: it's darn good theme. 

Automatic law causes public failure. A system of detailed dictates is supposed to make government work better. Instead it causes failure.