Ever considered licensing public activists? Thomas Sowell might just be, in this bitingly funny piece from JWR.
Indeed, there are no requirements for any knowledge whatsoever to become an environmentalist or a consumer advocate. There are more qualifications required to become a taxi driver or a meter maid than to engage in any of a number of busybody occupations that are taken seriously in the media, as if they represented expertise on something.
Anyway, Sowell is the first person I