Popularism for moderates: the case of the carbon tax
Subsidisation and regulation are key. Taxing greenhouse gas emissions to reduce climate change is a great example of this great idea. But it remains very unpopular with American moderate voters. This instalment of Slow Boring argues that more needs to be done to encourage moderates to think bigger: the left need to rethink their dislike of bipartisanship and consider giving into some Republican demands to encourage more clean energy.
From Matthew Yglesias