Reparations: first we say yes, then we find out what’s in them?

If there are insuperable practical objections to the idea of reparations, how about if we find that out first before we’re asked to nod to the idea in principle? [David Frum responding to Ta-Nehisi Coates; earlier]


  • Why does the heading remind me of Nancy Pelosi?

  • History can be terrible. Racism still exists, and so does slavery. Perhaps it would be better if we used all of this, the money and energy, to end human trafficking and slavery in the U.S. today.