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It struck me recently how often you see non-politicians criticizing politicians for not doing something that the critic claims is in the politician’s self-interest. This feels like a silly game. Politicians often need pressure to do the right thing. Activists work to shape the environment such that politicians’ interests align with their own. But understanding and pursuing their own self-interest is one thing I trust politicians to do as a matter of course.

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