Monday, October 21st, 2013
A colleague asked me recently about the argument that withdrawal
from participation by a legislator, who cannot delegate to someone
else, "disenfranchises" that legislator's constituents. Since
disenfranchisement is a terrible thing, the argument goes,
legislators cannot be asked to withdraw from participation, but only
to disclose their conflicts.
I have not sufficiently countered this argument here in my blog or in...