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Contra Noam Scheiber, McArdle has a long post against Elizabeth Warren. Megan doesn't like how Warren uses data:

If we're going to have a consumer financial protection agency, I want one that has a keen eye to the empirical evidence on consumer welfare--not one that makes progressives most happy by reinforcing their prior beliefs.

Cowen is leery as well, with a provocative analogy.