Studying Economics Doesn't Make You A Republican

Unless by study, you mean take an undergraduate class and you don’t mean, get a Ph.D.

It’s a very compelling religion, free-market economics, and, especially for those bad at math, it can be made to look so elegant. So you study it a little bit and you get this religion.

But if you scratch the surface, things get more complicated. Free market types are trying to run the world on Econ 101.