By Mitchell HadleyPeople often ask me about the news sources we rely on - the columnists we read, the websites we browse, the books we own, and so forth.
Thomas Sowell is as good to start with as anyone. I've long admired Sowell as one of the most brilliant minds around. He's particularly good in analyzing economic issues, and there aren't many phonies he can't see through. Most of all, he understands the general humanity of today's world, and our place in it.
This week, Sowell writes about the meaning of Scott Brown's Massachusetts victory. The biggest message: that as long as we have a vote, we're not entirely powerless. Read the whole column here.