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Monday, January 03, 2011
The Halcyon Days of Nonpartisan Policy Making
Back when Prof. Kahn of Cornell was pushing deregulation:
” He also enjoyed a convergence of interests including conservatives (he credited the Ford administration with paving the way for his efforts), liberals (particularly Senator Ted Kennedy, whose 1975 hearings highlighted the perverse effects of airline deregulation and supported increased competition), consumer groups and activists (notably Ralph Nader), and academics.