When state planning fails

The US government has a Guide to Blogging, including such gems as “Include serial commas for reading ease” and, “Read your link aloud—is it easy to enunciate?”

I thank Andrew Gelman for the pointer. If you know Andrew in the least, this will amuse you.

One thought on “When state planning fails

  1. Dear Mr Blattman,

    Did you read the following interesting remark in the “graphs vs tables” entry you posted:

    “effort spent tinkering with graphs (or, for that matter, blogging) is effort not spent collecting data, working out models, proving theorems, and all the rest.”