Jared Bernstein Quote

Politicians use research findings the way a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not for illumination.


as cited in Jeff Madrick, Seven Bad Ideas (2014), p. 200

Picture Quote 1

Politicians use research findings the way a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not for illumination.

Picture Quote 2

Politicians use research findings the way a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not for illumination.

Picture Quote 3

Politicians use research findings the way a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not for illumination.

Picture Quote 4

Politicians use research findings the way a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not for illumination.