All Policies Have Tradeoffs. All of Them.
Also, people who push the same policy during near-opposite conditions are not talking in terms of economics.
I don’t think I’m divulging any secrets when I tell you I like animals. I’m a charismatic megafauna guy (I also like medium-sized fauna and a few kinds of micro-fauna). I have no moral problem with capital punishment for poaching some endangered animals like elephants, gorillas, and tigers (there are legitimate prudential arguments going t…