John Lemon’s Barrel of Fish has several recent posts and ensuing comment discussions on the issue of why academics, despite comparatively high IQs, seem not to have much sense when it comes to matters of public policy. They’re worth a read. (I’d Permalink, but, alas, he’s using the AOL of the Blogosphere.)

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.


  1. John Lemon says:

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